The Drive:
Pac-12 Football

Going behind the scenes of the
2018 Pac-12 football season

Season five of "The Drive: Pac-12 Football" to premiere Thursday, Sept. 7 on Pac-12 Network

First episode to feature the Stanford Cardinal and their season-opening trip to Australia
New episodes to premiere on Thursday evenings during football season
SAN FRANCISCO – The fifth season of “The Drive: Pac-12 Football” is set to premiere on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. MT exclusively on Pac-12 Network.  The first episode features the Stanford Cardinal and their season-opening trip to Australia.  Debuts of new episodes will premiere on Thursday evenings on Pac-12 Network throughout the 2017 football season.  New episodes will also be available to stream live for authenticated subscribers via the Pac-12 Now app and, and will later be available on-demand for subscribers via the series page on
This season, “The Drive: Pac-12 Football” will again go behind the scenes to provide viewers with an all-access look at each Pac-12 football program. From the locker room to the field, the 12-episode series will again highlight each campus, telling the stories of Pac-12 student-athletes, coaches and staff throughout the football season.
New episodes will debut each week on Thursday evenings, outside of two special Wednesday evening debuts, including the second episode that highlights the USC Trojans and will debut on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. MT.  In addition to being available for authenticated subscribers via Pac-12 Now and during and later after debuts, encore airings each week will run every Thursday at 10 p.m. PT / 11 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network and will also be scheduled across the corresponding Pac-12 regional network.  All re-air information is also available at
The debut schedule for each episode of “The Drive: Pac-12 Football” this season is as follows:
The Drive: Pac-12 Football 2017 Schedule
  • The Drive: Stanford Cardinal Football – Thurs., Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: USC Trojans Football – Wed., Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. MT
    • Re-airs Thurs., Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: Oregon Ducks Football – Thurs., Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: California Golden Bears Football - Thurs., Sept. 28 at 10 p.m. PT / 11 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: Arizona State Sun Devils Football - Thurs., Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. PT / 7:30 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: UCLA Bruins Football – Thurs., Oct. 12, 2017 at 10 p.m. PT / 11 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: Utah Utes Football – Thurs., Oct. 19, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. PT / 8:30 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: Arizona Wildcats Football– Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017 at 9 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: Washington Huskies Football – Thurs., Nov. 9, 2017 at 5 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: Washington State Cougars Football – Thurs., Nov. 16, 2017 at 4 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. MT
  • The Drive: Colorado Buffaloes Football – Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, time TBA
  • The Drive: Oregon State Beavers Football – Thurs., Nov. 30, 2017 at 5 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. MT
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