FOX19 - The Miami football team will open the 2016 season at defending Big Ten Conference championship participant Iowa.
The game with the Hawkeyes is one of four non-conference match-ups to open the season. The Redhawks will play at UC on September 24th in the 121st meeting of the two schools.
A September 17th match-up with Western Kentucky will be part of Homecoming weekend on campus.
Below is the 2016 schedule by date:
- September 3 – at Iowa
- September 10 – Eastern Illinois (Red Out/Band Day/Football Alumni Weekend)
- September 17 – Western Kentucky (Homecoming/Faculty & Staff Appreciation)
- September 24 - at Cincinnati
- October 1 - Ohio (Family Weekend)
- October 8 - at Akron
- October 15 – Kent State (Community Day)
- October 22 – at Bowling Green
- October 29 - at Eastern Michigan
- November 4 (Friday) - Central Michigan (Heroes Night)
- November 12 – at Buffalo
- November 22 (Tuesday) - Ball State (Senior Night/Fan Appreciation)