On Friday, the Big Ten released the 2021 football schedule and it finally looks like things might actually be getting back to somewhat of a "normal" season.

Last college football season was anything from normal, with several games being cancelled or postponed within the Big Ten as well as nationwide.  So, with any luck, this season might actually be played in full.

The season kicks off on August 28th, with Illinois hosting Nebraska, but that is the only game played by Big Ten teams that week.  The big opening weekend for the Big Ten will be September 4th, where Michigan takes on Western Michigan at home and Michigan State plays at Northwestern.  You can see the full U of M and MSU schedules below.

Michigan Schedule
Sept. 4 - U of M vs Western Michigan
Sept. 11 - U of M vs Washington
Sept. 18 - U of M vs Northern Illinois
Sept. 25 - U of M vs Rutgers
Oct. 2 - U of M at Wisconsin
Oct. 9 - U of M at Nebraska
Oct. 23 - U of M vs Northwestern
Oct. 30 - U of M at Michigan State
Nov. 6 - U of M vs Indiana
Nov. 13 - U of M at Penn State
Nov. 20 - U of M at Maryland
Nov. 27 - U of M vs Ohio State

Michigan State Schedule
Sept. 4 - MSU at Northwestern
Sept. 11 - MSU vs Youngstown State
Sept. 18 - MSU at Miami
Sept. 25 - MSU vs Nebraska
Oct. 2 - MSU vs Western Kentucky
Oct. 9 - MSU at Rutgers
Oct. 16 - MSU at Indiana
Oct. 30 - MSU at home against Michigan
Nov. 6 - MSU at Purdue
Nov. 13 - MSU vs Maryland
Nov. 20 - MSU at Ohio State
Nov. 27 - MSU vs Penn State

Check out the Big Ten Conference's tweet to see the rest of the teams' schedules.

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