Nebraska Football vs. Northern Illinois Photo No. 10

The sun sets over a game against Northern Illinois at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

The highly anticipated football game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Ohio State  Buckeyes has officially been scheduled for prime-time. The Big Ten announced on Monday that the September 28 home game will kick off at 6:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on ABC. 

It will be the third night game for the Huskers this season and the first for the Buckeyes. The Huskers are currently sitting at a 2-1 record while the Buckeyes are 3-0. Both teams are favored to win their respective games this weekend. 

The previous two face-offs between Nebraska and Ohio State have been during the evening as well. The 2011 game saw the Huskers win 34-27, but the 2017 game ended in a 56-14 loss. 

The weekend of the Ohio State game is also planned as the biggest for recruitment of the season for the Huskers, according to the Omaha World Herald

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