BERKELEY – Cal’s 2014 football schedule, announced Wednesday by the Pac-12, features six games at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium, a Friday match-up against Oregon in Santa Clara and five road contests, including a Thursday night tilt at USC.
The Golden Bears will play Pac-12 opponents Colorado, Washington, UCLA and Stanford in Berkeley, host Oregon on Friday, Oct. 24 at the new Levi’s® Stadium, and visit Arizona, Washington State, Oregon State and USC.
In non-conference games previously announced, Cal opens the year at Northwestern Aug. 30 before welcoming Sacramento State to Strawberry Canyon Sept. 6. The Bears will close out the regular season vs. BYU at home on Nov. 29.
Cal’s Pac-12 home opener will be Sept. 27 vs. Colorado, with additional home dates on Oct. 11 vs. Washington (Alumni & Family Weekend/Homecoming), Oct. 18 vs. UCLA and Nov. 22 vs. Stanford in the 117th Big Game. The Bears will also travel to conference foes Arizona (Sept. 20), Washington State (Oct. 4), Oregon State (Nov. 1) and USC (Nov. 13).
Nine of Cal’s 2014 opponents played in bowls last season, with six of them coming out victorious.
The Cal-Oregon game will be the first-ever collegiate football contest at the new home of the San Francisco 49ers and site of Super Bowl L in 2016. The Bears will have two byes during the year, coming on the season’s third and 11th weeks.
Every football game played at Pac-12 sites will be televised. A combination of the ESPN channels, ABC, FOX and FOX Sports 1 will broadcast 44 games nationally and Pac-12 Networks will offer 35 games to a national audience. Exact broadcast schedules and kickoff times will be determined at a later date.
The Pac-12 Championship Game will be televised by FOX and played Friday, Dec. 5 between the winners of the conference’s North and South Divisions at the home of the team with the best overall conference record.
Season-ticket renewals for the 2014 Cal football season are underway and include a host of new benefits, including discounts, prizes and a special payment plan for fans throughout Kabam Field at Memorial Stadium. Last year’s season-ticket holders can purchase their 2014 seats by visiting CalBears.com to log into their renewal application online, or calling their Gold Standard relationship manager at (800) GO BEARS (462-3277) and pressing option 2. Complete details on benefits and pricing can also be found on CalBears.com.
Cal will begin its 2014 spring practice sessions at Kabam Field at Memorial Stadium during the week of March 31, with the 2014 Cal Football Spring Game scheduled at the venue on Saturday, April 26 (11 a.m. PT). Admission to the spring game is free and the contest will be televised live by Pac-12 Networks.
2014 CAL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Day, Date – Opponent (TV, Time) Sat., Apr. 26 – Cal Football Spring Game (P12N, 11 a.m. PT) Sat., Aug. 30 – at Northwestern (TBA) Sat., Sept. 6 – Sacramento State (TBA) *Sat., Sept. 20 – at Arizona (TBA) *Sat., Sept. 27 – Colorado (TBA) *Sat., Oct. 4 – at Washington State (TBA) *#Sat., Oct. 11 – Washington (TBA) *Sat., Oct. 18 – UCLA (TBA) *^Fri., Oct. 24 – Oregon (TBA) *Sat., Nov. 1 – at Oregon State (TBA) *Thu., Nov. 13 – at USC (TBA) *Sat., Nov. 22 – Stanford (TBA) Sat., Nov. 29 – BYU (TBA) !Fri., Dec. 5 – Pac-12 Championship Game (FOX) Home Games in Bold at Kabam Field at Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, CA | *Pac-12 Game | !Pac-12 Championship Game at Home Site of team with best overall conference record | #Alumni & Family Weekend/Homecoming | Check CalBears.com for the latest on kick times and television broadcast information | Listen live to all games on KGO 810 AM and on CalBears.com via TuneIn