ABC/ESPN To Feature Huskies in 2008
May 2, 2008
SEATTLE - Two of Washington's three non-conference home football games this fall will be televised by ESPN and/or ABC, according to a schedule of the network's Pacific-10 Conference appearances released today.
The Huskies' September 13 contest against the University of Oklahoma will kickoff at 4:45 p.m. (Pacific) and will be televised nationally on ESPN. Washington's October 25 game against the University of Notre Dame will begin at 5 p.m. and will be televised by either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.
In addition, Washington was notified that it's Dec. 6 contest at California will be televised by either ESPN, ESPN2 or FSN. Both networks (ESPN and FSN) have selections that day and there are two games on the Pac-10 schedule - with Arizona State at Arizona being the other.
Last season, for the first time in school history, all 13 games on the Huskies' schedule were televised either on a regional or national basis. Washington appeared on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 five times last season and were televised by FSN or FSN Northwest for the remaining eight games.
Washington opens the 2008 season August 30 in a Pac-10 contest at the University of Oregon. The Huskies open their seven-game home schedule on Sept. 6 against BYU, which currently owns the nation's longest active win streak at 10-straight victories.
In addition to BYU, Oklahoma and Notre Dame, the Huskies also welcome Stanford, Oregon State, Arizona State and UCLA to Husky Stadium during the season.
Season tickets are currently on sale through the Husky Ticket Office by calling 206/543-2200 or by clicking here. The athletic department has currently sold roughly 42,500 season tickets, which is 98 percent of its total in 2007. Four-game mini-plans, which provide a ticket to any four games on the schedule for either $212 (reserved) or $112 (east end bleachers), went on sale this week.