UCLA’s 2023 football schedule features some big Pac-12 obstacles

With two Pac-12 soccer heavyweights falling off its schedule, UCLA’s slate of convention video games in 2023 appears favorable … or does it?

The Bruins received’t should play Oregon or Washington, who mixed for a 21-5 file final season, however they must face three presumed contenders on the highway as a part of their farewell season within the Pac-12.

The result of video games at defending convention champion Utah on Sept. 23, at Oregon State on Oct. 14 and at USC on Nov. 18 will closely decide whether or not UCLA can vie for its first Pac-12 title underneath coach Chip Kelly. The Bruins haven’t traveled to Corvallis, Ore., to face the Beavers since 2015, and so they could not return anytime quickly given their transfer to the Massive Ten Convention starting in 2024.

UCLA’s solely bye week comes on Sept. 30, sandwiched between the sport towards the Utes and a recreation on Oct. 7 towards Washington State on the Rose Bowl. The Bruins will play six house video games, together with the season opener towards Coastal Carolina on Sept. 2 and one other nonconference recreation towards North Carolina Central on Sept. 16. That is the second consecutive season that UCLA will face a Soccer Championship Subdivision opponent after routing Alabama State 45-7 final September in the course of the Bruins’ first recreation towards a college from faculty soccer’s decrease stage.

UCLA will face San Diego State on Sept. 9 at Snapdragon Stadium, making its first journey to play the Aztecs on the highway since 2005.

The Bruins’ different house video games are towards Colorado on Oct. 28, Arizona State on Nov. 11 and California on Nov. 25. Their different highway video games are towards Stanford on Oct. 21 and Arizona on Nov. 4.

2023 UCLA schedule

Sept. 2: Coastal Carolina

Sept. 9: at San Diego State

Sept. 16: North Carolina Central

Sept. 23: at Utah

Sept. 30: bye

Oct. 7: Washington State

Oct. 14: at Oregon State

Oct. 21: at Stanford

Oct. 28: Colorado

Nov. 4: at Arizona

Nov. 11: Arizona State

Nov. 18: at USC

Nov. 25: California

The Pac-12 title recreation might be performed Dec. 1 in Las Vegas.