NIU Football Opener Set 6/12/13

Published 06/12 2013 10:14PM

Updated 06/12 2013 10:18PM

NIU football opener set at Iowa.

Northern Illinois football accomplished more last season than any before. But this year's edition will get a chance to trump the 2012 squad in their first game this season.

Iowa was the only team to beat NIU during the regular season last year, and NIU will get a chance at revenge in their first game. The opener is set for August 31st at Iowa. Kickoff is set for 2:30 and the game will be televised on the Big 10 Network.

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