Huskies add BYU and Wolverines to football schedule
The University of Washington football program announced the addition of
tough future non-conference games bringing University
of Michigan and Brigham Young
University into the fold.
The Huskies non-conference schedule has been light of late
and over the next couple of years with Boise
State (2015) and Rutgers (2016 and
2017) as the main draws over Sacramento State, Idaho, Portland State, and Montana.
The first home-and-home series begins with BYU in 2018 and
2019 with the Wolverines coming on in 2020 and 2021. The home series for the
Huskies are in 2018 verses the Cougars and in 2020 against Michigan.
The BYU series helps open recruiting doors in the state of Utah for the Huskies
while adding a named opponent to their schedule.
series brings fans back to Rose Bowl memories where the Wolverines and Huskies
have met four times in an all-time series matchup of 12 contests. The Huskies
and Wolverines have split the Rose Bowl series 2-2.
Washington last met Michigan on the gridiron
in 2002 and BYU in 2010.
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