The Pac-12 Conference released the 2017 football schedules for each Pac-12 team, including Utah. The Utes will play five Pac-12 home games and four Pac-12 road games. They will have seven home games overall during the season. The Pac-12 teams they will miss are California and Oregon State and will play Stanford and Washington State instead. The season starts for Utah on Thursday, Aug. 31 when North Dakota comes to Rice-Eccles Stadium. The complete schedule is below:
2017 Utah Football Schedule
|Aug. 31 (Thur.)||North Dakota||Salt Lake City|
|Sept. 9||at Brigham Young||Provo, Utah|
|Sept. 16||San Jose State||Salt Lake City|
|Sept. 22 (Fri.)||at Arizona*||Tucson, Ariz.|
|Oct. 7||Stanford*||Salt Lake City|
|Oct. 14||at USC*||Los Angeles, Calif.|
|Oct. 21||Arizona State*||Salt Lake City|
|Oct. 28||at Oregon*||Eugene, Ore.|
|Nov. 3 (Fri.)||UCLA*||Salt Lake City|
|Nov. 11||Washington State*||Salt Lake City|
|Nov. 18||at Washington*||Seattle, Wash.|
|Nov. 25||Colorado*||Salt Lake City|
Below is the complete press release from the University of Utah:
SAN FRANCISCO—The Pac-12 Conference released the dates for Utah’s 2017 football schedule today. Times and television will be announced at a later date.
Utah’s 2017 opener is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 31 against North Dakota in Rice-Eccles Stadium. The following week, the Utes will play at Brigham Young on Sept. 9 before returning home for their final non-conference game against San Jose State on Sept. 16.
After opening Pac-12 play at Arizona on Sept. 22, the Utes will take a bye week. Utah’s final eight Pac-12 contests will include home games against Stanford, Arizona State, UCLA, Washington State and Colorado, and road games at USC, Oregon and Washington.
Every football game played at Pac-12 sites will be televised nationally. The Pac-12 Football Championship game will be played on Fri., Dec. 1 or Sat., Dec. 2.