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Maryland football has been in this position before, with an undefeated record several weeks into the season, and is hoping this is the year it breaks through in the Big Ten.

And on Saturday, the Terrapins will get a good indication of whether this year might be different.

No. 3 Ohio State (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) will host Maryland (5-0, 2-0) Saturday at noon in A A matchup between two of the four remaining undefeated teams in the Big Ten.

The Terrapins are 5-0 for the first time since 2001, when they won the ACC title and made the Orange Bowl. This marks another hot start for the program after winning its first three games last season (and its first four in 2021). Since the start of October in each of the past two seasons, they are 8-10, including an 0-6 record against Big Ten East powers Ohio State, Michigan and Penn State.

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The Buckeyes will have their toughest test yet. Ohio State Not only will the team enjoy the benefits of playing at home, but it will emerge from its bye week with a hard-fought, last-second 17-14 win over No. 11 Notre Dame on September 23. The Buckeyes are 8-0 against Maryland Since the Terrapins joined the Big Ten for the 2014 season.

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Ohio State’s hated rival, No. 2 Michigan (5-0, 2-0), will look to remain undefeated and firmly in the mix for its third straight appearance in the College Football Playoff when it takes on Minnesota (3-2, 1)-1 ) Saturday night. This will be the Wolverines’ second straight game after playing their first three contests at home. Michigan won its first five games in 2023 by an average of 28.4 points per game, capped off by beating Nebraska 45-7 last week.

Elsewhere in the league, Iowa (4-1, 1-1) Coming off an impressive 25-point win over Illinois last week, they will host Purdue (2-3, 1-1). Wisconsin (3-1, 1-0) It will face visiting Rutgers (4-1, 1-1), and Northwestern (2-3, 1-2) will play its final non-conference game when it hosts FCS Howard.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Big Ten schedule in Week 6, including times, dates, TV information and scores:

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College football schedule today

All times Eastern

match location Time (Eastern time) television
nebraska 20, Illinois 7 (Friday) Champaign, IL. 8 pm Fox Sports 1
Maryland at No. 3 Ohio State Columbus, Ohio the noon Fox
(Rutgers, Wisconsin). Madison, Wisconsin. the noon peacock
Howard at Northwestern Evanston, IL. 3 pm Big Ten Network
Purdue in Iowa Iowa City, Iowa 3:30 pm peacock
No. 2 Michigan at Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota. 7:30 pm NBC/Peacock

Big Ten results from week six

Click here for complete scores for Big Ten games in Week 6.

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