PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers football has planned its first-ever #StripeTheBirthplace when the Scarlet Knights host Michigan in primetime on Saturday, Oct. 8 at High Point Solutions Stadium. Game time is set for either 7 or 8 p.m. and will broadcast live nationally on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.

Fans seated in odd numbered sections are asked to wear black and fans seated in even sections will wear scarlet. Audi Club patrons will also follow the odd/even pattern, while Rutgers students are asked to wear black to the game. A limited number of commemorative #StripeTheBirthplace t-shirts will be available for purchase at RutgersShop.com.

The stadium map below shows the complete layout for the #StripeTheBirthplace plan. For information, fans can also visit StripeTheBirthplace.com.

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Rutgers opens its first season under first-year head coach Chris Ash. The Scarlet Knights begin the 2016 campaign on Saturday, Sept. 3 on the road at Washington.

Season tickets for 2016 are available by contacting a representative at 1-866-445-GORU (4678) or tickets@scarletknights.com. For additional ticket information, visit www.scarletknights.com.