The Pittsburgh Panthers are riding into Iowa with some momentum after beating Akron 24–7 to improve to 2–0. Their new head coach, Pat Narduzzi, has experience against Iowa and the rest of the Big Ten, having led the Michigan State defense for seven years. He’ll look to continue his success against Iowa, despite missing star running back James Conner, who as injured in the team's season-opening victory over Youngstown State.
In his 17th season at Iowa, Kirk Ferentz has implemented a new offensive scheme en route to a 2–0 start. C.J. Beathard was named co-offensive player of the week in the Big Ten after his 215-yard, three-touchdown performance against Iowa State in Week 2. He added 77 yards on the ground, and now has 103 on the season.
How to watch
Details for Saturday’s game are below.
Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV Coverage: Big Ten Network
Team schedules (all times ET)
Sept. 5: vs. Youngstown State (W, 45–37)
Sept. 12: at Akron (W, 24–7)
Sept. 19: at Iowa (8 p.m., Big Ten Network)
Oct. 3: at Virginia Tech
Oct. 10: vs. Virginia
Oct. 17: at Georgia Tech
Oct. 24: at Syracuse
Oct. 29: vs. North Carolina (7 p.m., ESPN)
Nov. 7: vs. Notre Dame
Nov. 14: at Duke
Nov. 21: vs. Louisville
Nov. 27: Miami (FL)
Sept. 5: vs. Illinois State (W, 31–14)
Sept. 12: at Iowa State (W, 31–17)
Sept. 19: vs. Pittsburgh (8 p.m., Big Ten Network)
Sept. 26: vs. North Texas (1 p.m.)
Oct. 3: at Wisconsin (1 p.m.)
Oct. 10: vs. Illinois (Noon)
Oct. 17: at Northwestern (Noon)
Oct. 31: vs. Maryland (1 p.m.)
Nov. 7: at Indiana (Noon)
Nov. 14: vs. Minnesota (8 p.m., Big Ten Network)
Nov. 21: vs. Purdue (1 p.m.)
Nov. 27: at Nebraska (1 p.m., FOX)