Kickoff times/TV plans for Sept. 25 games

Confession: I'm going to try my best to get you excited for Big Ten football on Sept. 25, but it'll be a challenge. I can't remember a weaker slate of games around the league.

Anyway, here are the kickoff times and TV plans for Sept. 25, as announced by the league office.

  • Bowling Green at Michigan, ESPN or ESPN2, noon ET

  • Ball State at Iowa, Big Ten Network, noon ET

  • Northern Colorado at Michigan State, Big Ten Network, noon ET

  • Toledo at Purdue, Big Ten Network, noon ET

  • Central Michigan at Northwestern, noon ET

  • Austin Peay at Wisconsin, noon ET

  • Eastern Michigan at Ohio State, ABC, 3:30 p.m. ET

  • Temple at Penn State, Big Ten Network, 3:30 p.m. ET

  • Akron at Indiana, Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. ET

  • Northern Illinois at Minnesota, Big Ten Network, 8:30 p.m. ET

Doesn't that get you excited?