Where to watch Iowa football play Northwestern in annual Homecoming game Saturday

The Hawkeyes will take on the Wildcats at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN2.


Ayrton Breckenridge

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras hands the ball off to running back Leshon Williams during a football game between Iowa and Rutgers at SHI Stadium in Piscataway, N.J. on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Scarlet Knights 27-10.

Austin Hanson, Pregame Editor

The Iowa football team will welcome Northwestern to Kinnick Stadium for its annual Homecoming game Saturday. Action is set to begin at 2:30 p.m.

Homecoming festivities begin Friday evening with a parade at 5:45 p.m. The parade’s route will conclude on Clinton Street near Phillips Hall.

The Iowa spirit squad and Hawkeye Marching Band will follow the parade with a performance on the Pentracrest at 7:15 p.m. The Homecoming concert, featuring Sir Chloe and NOSO, will begin at 8 p.m. near the Old Capitol Building.

Matchup: Northwestern (1-6 overall, 1-3 Big Ten) vs. Iowa (3-4 overall, 1-3 Big Ten)

Scheduled game time: Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Location: Kinnick Stadium

Weather: Winds out of the southeast at 5 to 10 mph, high of 65 degrees


Announcers: Anish Shroff (play-by-play), Brock Osweiler (color commentary), Taylor McGregor (sideline reporter)

Radio: Hawkeye Radio Network/KRUI/Sirius Channel 109/XM Channel 203

Honorary Captain: Leshun Daniels, running back (2013-16)

Betting information:  Line: IA -11 | O/U: 37.5

Stories from this week’s Pregame:

Cover story: ‘Nothing that he can’t do’: Cooper DeJean proving to be versatile weapon for Iowa football

Interview: One-on-one with Iowa football free safety Quinn Schulte

Power Rankings: Around the Big Ten | Matchups, power rankings for Week 9 of the college football season

Bettor’s Guide: Weekly Wager | The Daily Iowan’s official bettor’s guide for Week 8 of the Iowa football season

Game picks: On the Line | Daily Iowan football staff picks a slate of Week 9 college football games

Kid Captain: Kid Captain Elyna Clements excited to root for Hawkeyes at Homecoming game