The 2013 season still has to be played, but the Big Ten announced Minnesota's 2014 conference home and away football schedule Thursday.
The non-conference portion of the schedule includes home games against Eastern Illinois, Middle Tennessee State and San Jose State. Minnesota plays TCU on the road in week three of the non-conference schedule.
Big Ten play opens September 27, 2014 at Michigan. Here is the rest of the schedule.
Oct. 11 Northwestern
Oct. 18 Purdue
Oct. 25 at Illinois
Nov. 1 BYE
Nov. 8 Iowa
Nov. 15 Ohio State
Nov. 22 at Nebraska
Nov. 29 at Wisconsin
The Gophers will have two bye weeks in 2014. They won't play October 4 or November 1.
2014 marks the beginning of East and West divisions. Minnesota will be in the West with Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Northwestern and Purdue.