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Kickoff Times And TV Set For Four Games In 2021

May 27, 2021
Cal opens its 2021 season under the lights Sept. 4 at California Memorial Stadium against Nevada.

SAN FRANCISCO – Cal will begin its 2021 season under the lights by hosting Nevada in a FS1 nationally-televised game at California Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 4 with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. PT. Kickoff times and broadcast television networks were also announced for the Golden Bears' other two non-conference games at TCU (Sept. 11, 2:30 p.m. CT/12:30 p.m. PT, ESPNU) and against Sacramento State (Sept. 18, 1 p.m. PT, Pac-12 Bay Area), as well as a Friday night Pac-12 North showdown at Oregon (Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. PT, ESPN).

The unveilings were part of the Pac-12's announcement of kickoff times and television selections for the first three weeks of the 2021 campaign and all "special date" games on Thursdays and Fridays.

All Cal football games will be televised again in 2021 with remaining television selections and start times to be made 12 or six days in advance.

Cal will also host three October contests against Washington State (Oct. 2, Homecoming), Colorado (Oct. 23) and Oregon State (Oct. 30) before wrapping up its six-game home slate against USC (Nov. 13) with its annual Joe Roth Game and Senior Day.

The Bears' other four road games are Pac-12 trips to Washington (Sept. 25), Arizona (Nov. 6), Stanford (Nov. 20) and UCLA (Nov. 27).

All Pac-12 Networks telecasts will also be available to Pac-12 Networks subscribers via the Pac-12 Now app and on

Fans can also listen to all Cal football games live on KGO 810 AM, the Cal Bears Sports Network powered by Learfield IMG College, SiriusXM and via TuneIn.

Season tickets for the 2021 Cal football campaign are now on sale. Visit or call (800) GO BEARS (462-3277, extension 3) to place a 2021 season-ticket deposit. Cal will welcome fans into California Memorial Stadium in accordance with state and local public health policies.
2021 Cal Football Schedule
Day, Date – Opponent (Time, TV)
Sat., Sept. 4 – Nevada (7:30 p.m., FS1)
Sat., Sept. 11 – at TCU (2:30 p.m. CT/12:30 p.m. PT, ESPNU)
Sat., Sept. 18 – Sacramento State (1 p.m., Pac-12 Bay Area)
Sat., Sept. 25 – at Washington*
Sat., Oct. 2 – Washington State*#
Sat., Oct. 9 – Bye
Fri., Oct. 15 – at Oregon (7:30 p.m., ESPN)*
Sat., Oct. 23 – Colorado*
Sat., Oct. 30 – Oregon State*
Sat., Nov. 6 – at Arizona*
Sat., Nov. 13 – USC*^+
Sat., Nov. 20 – at Stanford*
Sat., Nov. 27 – at UCLA*
Fri., Dec. 3 – Pac-12 Championship Game (6 p.m. MT/5 p.m. PT, ABC)**
Home Games In Bold At California Memorial Stadium; All Times Pacific Unless Noted; *Pac-12 Game; #Homecoming; ^Joe Roth Game; +Senior Day; **at Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, NV