The Big Ten released its first football schedule with Rutgers and Maryland included, and the Scarlet Knights are getting quite a welcome to conference in 2014.
Rutgers' first five Big Ten games are: home for Penn State and Michigan, back-to-back road trips at Ohio State and Nebraska, and a home game against Wisconsin.
The Penn State game will be Sept. 13 in Piscataway.
Maryland first Big Ten game is at Indiana on Sept. 27, and then Ohio State visits College Park the next week.
The Terps also play Iowa, Michigan State and Rutgers at home, and Wisconsin, Penn State and Michigan on the road.
The rest of Rutgers' first Big Ten schedule includes a home game against Indiana and a road game at Michigan State.