|Date||Opponent / Event||Location||Time / Result|
|08/30/12||at UNLV||Las Vegas, Nev.||W, 30-27 (3 OT)|
|09/08/12||vs. New Hampshire||TCF Bank Stadium||W, 44-7|
|09/15/12||vs. Western Michigan||TCF Bank Stadium||W, 28-23|
|09/22/12||vs. Syracuse||TCF Bank Stadium||W, 17-10|
|09/29/12||at Iowa *||Iowa City, Iowa||L, 31-13|
|10/13/12||vs. Northwestern *||TCF Bank Stadium||L, 21-13|
|10/20/12||at Wisconsin *||Madison, Wis.||L, 38-13|
|10/27/12||vs. Purdue *||TCF Bank Stadium||W, 44-28|
|11/03/12||vs. Michigan *||TCF Bank Stadium||L, 35-13|
|11/10/12||at Illinois *||Champaign, Ill.||W, 17-3|
|11/17/12||at Nebraska *||Lincoln, Neb.||L, 38-14|
|11/24/12||vs. Michigan State *||TCF Bank Stadium||L, 26-10|
|Meineke Car Care Bowl|
|12/28/12||vs. Texas Tech||Houston, Tex.||L, 34-31|
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