The BYU Cougars have officially announced their 2018 football schedule. BYU opens the 2018 season in Tucson against the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, Sept. 1.
The Cougars’ first home game at LaVell Edwards Stadium is scheduled for Sept. 8 against the California Golden Bears. Other home games for BYU in 2018 include McNeese State (Sept. 22), Utah State (Friday, Oct. 5), Hawaii (Oct. 13), NIU (Oct. 27), and New Mexico State (Nov. 17).
After the season opener against Arizona, BYU later hits the road to take on Wisconsin (Sept. 15), Washington (Sept. 29), Boise State (Nov. 3), UMass (Nov. 10; at Gillette Stadium), and Utah (Nov. 24).
BYU’s 2018 opponents include three that are ranked in ESPN’s Way-Too-Early Top 25: No. 6 Wisconsin, No. 7 Washington, and No. 17 Boise State.
Additionally, eight of BYU’s opponents for next season played in a bowl game in 2017.
Kickoff times and television coverage will be announced at a later date, and some dates could be shifted for television.