The unofficial start of fall begins Monday with the .
But despite the summertime temperatures, fall begins tonight with the kick-off of college football season.
Although, Iowa, Iowa State and UNI don't play tonight, their fans are likely counting down the hours until they take the field this weekend.
Drake starts the season tonight against rival Grand View.
To make your football viewing a bit easier, here are the schedules for Iowa, Iowa State, UNI and Drake football games.
Iowa HawkeyesDate Matchup Time TV 9/1/2012 Northern Illinois (Soldier Field) 2:30 p.m. ESPNU 9/8/2012 Iowa State 2:30 p.m. Big Ten Network 9/15/2012 Northern Iowa
2:30 p.m.Big Ten Network 9/22/2012 Central Michigan TBA TBA 9/29/2012 Minnesota (Homecoming) 11:00 a.m. BTN, ESPN or ESPN2 10/13/2012 @Michigan State 11:00 a.m. BTN, ESPN, or ESPN2 10/20/2012 Penn State 7:00 p.m. Big Ten Network 10/27/2012 @Northwestern 11:00 a.m. BTN, ESPN, or ESPN2 11/3/2012 @Indiana TBA TBA 11/10/2012 Purdue TBA TBA 11/17/2012 @Michigan TBA TBA 11/23/2012 Nebraska 11:00 a.m. ABC
Iowa State CyclonesDate Matchup Time Coverage Sept. 1 Tulsa 2:30 p.m. FSN Sept. 8 @ Iowa 2:30 p.m. BTN Sept. 15 Western Illiniois 7 p.m.
Sept. 29 Texas Tech TBA
Oct. 6 @ TCU TBA
Oct. 13 Kansas State TBA
Oct. 20 @ Oklahoma State TBA
Oct. 27 Baylor (Homecoming)
Nov. 3 Oklahoma TBA
Nov. 10 @ Texas TBA
Nov. 17 @ Kansas TBA
Nov. 23 West Virginia 2:30 p.m. ABC
Coverage Sept. 1 @Wisconsin 2:30 p.m. BTN Sept. 8 Central State University 6 p.m. PSN (KWWL)
Panther Sports Radio Sept. 15 @ Iowa 2:30 p.m. BTN
Panter Sports Radio Sept. 22 @ Youngstown State 6 p.m. ESPN 3
Panter Sports Radio Sept. 29 North Dakota State 6 p.m. PSN
Panther Sports Radio Oct. 13 @ Sothern Illinios 2 p.m. Panther Sports Radio Oct. 20 South Dakota State (Homecoming) 4 p.m. MVFC TV
Panther Sports Radio Oct. 27 Illinios State 4 p.m. Comcast SportsNet
Panther Sports Radio Nov. 3 @ Western Illinios 1 p.m. Panther Sports Radio Nov. 10 @ South Dakota noon ESPN3
Panther Sports Radio Nov. 17 Missouri State 4 p.m. Panther Sports Radio
Drake BulldogsDate Matchup Time Coverage Thurs. Aug. 30 Grand View 7 p.m. KRNT 1350 AM Sept. 8 Montana State 6 p.m. KRNT 1350 AM Sept. 15 @ Indiana State 1 p.m. KRNT 1350 AM Sept. 22 Morehead State 1 p.m. KRNT 1350 AM Sept. 29 @Campbell 5 p.m. KRNT 1350 AM Oct. 6 San Diego 12:30 p.m. KRNT 1350 AM Oct. 13 @Valpraiso noon KRNT 1350 AM Oct. 20 Marist 1 p.m. KRNT 1350 AM Nov. 3 @Dayton noon KRNT 1350 AM Nov. 10 Butler 1 p.m. KRNT 1350 AM Nov. 17 @Jacksonville noon KRNT 1350 AM