The Idaho Vandals open the 2019 football season August 31st at Penn State and today it was announced the kickoff will be 1:30 p.m. MDT, 12:30 p.m. PDT. Tjhe game will be carried live on sports radio 630 The Fan and televised on the Big Ten Network.

This will be the first meeting between Idaho and Penn State and marks just the Vandals’ second all-time meeting against a Big Ten opponent and third with a current Big Ten member. Idaho traveled to Michigan State in 2006 and Nebraska in 2010 (then a member of the Big 12).

The remainder of Idaho’s game times will be announced in the coming months. Kickoff times for the Big Sky Conference games and home contests will be finalized once the league’s television schedule is finalized. Last season, that announcement came Aug. 15.