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BYU releases full 2018 football schedule

January 24, 2018 GMT

BYU football will face off against three top-25 teams in the upcoming season.

The Cougars’ full 2018 football schedule was released Wednesday morning, featuring six home games and six road games from schools from five different conferences -- Big 10, Pac-12, Mountain West, Mid-American and Southland, as well as two independent schools.

In one of the marquis games on the schedule, BYU will face off against Wisconsin, who finished the 2017 season in ranked 6/7. Other teams who finished in the top 25 are Washington (No. 15/16) and Boise State (No. 22).

They will also take on three other Pac-12 teams including Arizona, California and Utah.

For the first time since 2010, the Cougars will finish out the year in Salt Lake City with the Holy War game against Utah.

The season will kick off on Sat., Sept. 1 in Tucson, Arizona as the Cougars take on the Arizona Wildcats.

Date OpponentLocation Sat., Sept. 1 Arizona Wildcats Arizona Stadium; Tucson, Arizona Sat., Sept. 8 California Bears LaVell Edwards Stadium; Provo, Utah Sat., Sept 15 Wisconsin Baders Camp Randall Stadium; Madison, Wisconsin Sat., Sept. 22 McNeese State Cowboys LaVell Edwards Stadium; Provo, Utah Sat., Sept. 29 Washington Huskies Husky Stadium; Seattle, Washington Fri., Oct. 5 Utah State Aggies LaVell Edwards Stadium; Provo, Utah Sat., Oct. 13 Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors LaVell Edwards Stadium; Provo, Utah Sat., Oct. 20 BYE WEEK Sat., Oct. 27 Northern Illinois Huskies LaVell Edwards Stadium; Provo, Utah Sat., Nov. 3 Boise State Broncos Albertsons Stadium; Boise, Idaho Sat., Nov. 10 UMass Minuteman Gillette Stadium; Foxborough, Massachusetts Sat., Nov. 17 New Mexico State Aggies LaVell Edwards Stadium; Provo, Utah Sat., Nov. 24 Utah Utes Rice-Eccles Stadium; Salt Lake City, Utah