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UW releases 2018 football schedule; next year’s Apple Cup to be played on a Friday

Washington’s 2018 football schedule has the team away from Husky Stadium for most of October
Washington’s 2018 football schedule has the team away from Husky Stadium for most of October joshua.bessex@gateline.com

With the Pac-12 releasing its conference slate Thursday morning, it means Washington’s football schedule for the 2018 season is complete.

Items like game times and what networks will carry UW’s contests will be released at some point through 2018, the school said in a release.

UW opens the year Sept. 1 against Auburn in Atlanta for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic. It’ll be the second year the kickoff classic will be played at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The Huskies’ home opener will be Sept. 8 against the University of North Dakota. From there, UW will travel to Utah on Sept. 15 to open conference play and hosts Arizona State on Sept. 22.

September ends with UW hosting Brigham Young.

UW spends three of its four games in October away from Husky Stadium. The Huskies play at UCLA on Oct. 6 and at Oregon on Oct. 13. UW will host Colorado on Oct. 20 before going to California on Oct. 27.

The Huskies will open November hosting Stanford on Nov. 3 and will have a bye week on the week of Nov. 10.

UW will end the year hosting Oregon State on Nov. 17 before traveling to Pullman to face Washington State in the Apple Cup on Friday, Nov. 23.

WASHINGTON’S 2018 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE:

Sat., Sept. 1 – vs. Auburn (in Atlanta)

Sat., Sept. 8 – North Dakota

Sat., Sept. 15 – at Utah

Sat., Sept. 22 – Arizona State

Sat., Sept. 29 – BYU

Sat., Oct. 6 – at UCLA

Sat., Oct. 13 – at Oregon

Sat., Oct. 20 – Colorado

Sat., Oct. 27 – at California

Sat., Nov. 3 – Stanford

Sat., Nov. 10 – BYE

Sat., Nov. 17 – Oregon State

Fri., Nov. 23 – at Washington State

Ryan S. Clark: @ryan_s_clark

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