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Start Times Revealed Kickoffs set for upcoming games

Posted June 1, 2018 by in

STANFORD, Calif. – The start times for four upcoming Stanford football games were announced Thursday by the Pac-12 Conference.

The Cardinal’s Friday night season opener at Stanford Stadium against San Diego State (Aug. 31) will begin at 6 p.m. PT with FS1 televising the contest.

Stanford’s Pac-12 opener at home against USC (Sept. 8) will be broadcast on FOX with a primetime kickoff slated for 5:30 p.m.

The nonconference home game against UC Davis (Sept. 15), televised by the Pac-12 Network, will begin at 11 a.m., the earliest start time ever for a Stanford home game.

A Thursday night road contest at Arizona State (Oct. 18) will be broadcast on ESPN with a 6 p.m. kickoff.

While television selections for the first three weeks of the 2018 season have been made — as well as all Thursday and Friday games throughout the season — all remaining television game selections and start times, beginning with Week 4 (Sept. 22) and running through the final week of the regular season (Nov. 24) will be made 12- or six-days in advance.

Fans can purchase tickets to all home games, including mini plans, group tickets and season ticket memberships — for more information (specific details for alumni, current season ticket members, Buck/Cardinal Club donors, faculty and staff), please visit

The USC game is subject to predictable dynamic pricing. To purchase tickets, please visit or call 800.STANFORD.

The home opener against San Diego State has been designated as Stanford’s annual Educator Appreciation Day and BeWell Game. The UC Davis contest will be Stanford’s annual Cardinal Kids Day and Bill Walsh Legacy Game presented by Stanford Children’s Health, with children receiving free admission with the purchase of an adult ticket.

— #GoStanford —

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