The kick off time is now set for Iowa's home opener on August 31st

Iowa will open the season at home against Northern Illinois at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 31.

Hawkeyes officials announced the start time for the opening game and the Sept. 7 matchup with Missouri State on Wednesday.

Iowa's game against the Bears will kick off at 11 a.m.

Both games will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.