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A look at the Wolverines 2018 season schedule, which begins on September 1st in Notre Dame and ends on November 24th in Ohio. Video by Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press
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The Michigan-Virginia Tech football series, scheduled for 2020-21, will not take place.

The Michigan Football Program announced Thursday its decision to enter into a house-and-house contract with Virginia Tech to buy what the athletic abte ilung will cost $ 375,000

The dep artment noted that "potential future data" could be discussed at a later date.

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Originally agreed in 2013, Michigan was slated to be in against the Hokies Ann Arbor will play in 2020 before visiting Virginia Tech in 2021. Instead, Arkansas State was added to Michigan's home schedule in 2020.

Michigan had originally planned to play non-conference games against Virginia Tech and Washington 2020-21. The Washington series was signed in 2014, when the Big Ten still had eight fixtures.

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The league changed from 2016 to nine schedules, whereby a non-league game was cut off from the schedule.

The Wolverines will open the 2020 season in Washington before playing home games against Ball State and Arkansas State. Playing in the Big Ten, Michigan has home games against Wisconsin, Penn State, Purdue, Maryland and Indiana. The team's data this year are in Michigan State, Ohio State, Minnesota and Rutgers.

Michigan now has an open date to begin the 2021 season.

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