New Hampshire to visit Minnesota in 2012

New Hampshire football will visit Minnesota and play five home games as part of its 2012 schedule.

The Wildcats will open the season on Thursday, Aug. 30 at Holy Cross before traveling to Minnesota on Sept. 8. UNH is 5-4 all-time against FBS opponents and 1-0 against the Big Ten, a 34-17 win against Northwestern in 2006.

Other road games include trips to CAA Football opponents Old Dominion (Sept. 22), Georgia State (Oct. 6), Maine (Oct. 20) and Rhode Island (Oct. 27).

New Hampshire will play its home opener on Sept. 15, hosting Northeast Conference foe Central Connecticut State. Other home games are within in the CAA against Delaware (Sept. 29), Richmond (Oct. 13), William & Mary (Nov. 3) and Towson (Nov. 17).

2012 New Hampshire Football Schedule

Aug. 30, at Holy Cross

Sept. 8, at Minnesota

Sept. 15, Central Connecticut State

Sept. 22, at Old Dominion

Sept. 29, Delaware

Oct. 6, at Georgia State

Oct. 13, Richmond

Oct. 20, at Maine

Oct. 27, at Rhode Island

Nov. 3, William & Mary

Nov. 17, Towson