Minuteman Football Kicks Off Season Saturday at No. 23 Wisconsin on Big Ten Network

Year two of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) era kicks off Saturday as the UMass Minutemen head to No. 23 Wisconsin for a noon EDT matchup against the Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium. The game will be televised nationally by the Big Ten Network and will be broadcast on radio regionally across the UMass Sports Network.

To find where to locate the Big Ten Network on your cable or satellite package, visit http://btn.com/about/btn-channelfinder/. The UMass Sports Network online broadcast can be heard at www.weei.com/umass.

The Minutemen will open their home campaign next Saturday, Sept. 7 at Gillette Stadium with a 2 p.m. EDT kickoff against Maine. Fans looking to secure tickets for this or any other home game this season can call the UMass ticket office at 877-UMASS-TIX.

Further information about Minutemen football, and for all other UMass teams, can be found online at www.UMassAthletics.com.