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Utah Football Gets Primetime TV Slot On Friday, Nov. 13 Against UCLA

Utah Utes defensive back Vonte Davis (22) and Utah Utes defensive end Mika Tafua (42) bring down UCLA Bruins running back Martell Irby (6) as Utah and UCLA play a college football game in Salt Lake City at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Utah won 49-3. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah football’s first road game of the 2020 season will be in a primetime slot on Friday, November 13 against UCLA.

The game will kickoff from the Rose Bowl at 8:30 p.m. MT and will be broadcast on either ABC or ESPN.

Utah has two games on Friday’s this season. The next one will be the on December 11 in Boulder against Colorado. That game will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. MT and will be televised on FS1.

Last season, two games were televised on ESPN (BYU, Texas), one game was on ABC (Colorado) and four on FS1 (USC, Washington State, California, Arizona).

Primetime TV In Pasadena

Last season, Utah beat UCLA at Rice-Eccles Stadium, 49-3. The Bruins scored first before the Utes rattled off 49 unanswered points. Since joining the Pac-12 in 2011, Utah is 6-3 against the Bruins, including a 3-1 record in the Rose Bowl. The Utes have won the last four games in this series.

During that same span, Utah has appeared on ABC six times. They are 4-2 in those games and are 1-1 on the road.

December Evening In Boulder

Utah’s sixth game of the regular season will be on the road in Boulder against the Colorado Buffaloes. The game will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. on FS1. The Utes have dominated the series with Colorado, winning the last three games and are 7-2 as Pac-12 foes and are 3-1 in Boulder.

During that same span, Utah has played on FS1 24 times. They are 14-10 on the network and are 4-4 on the road.

Utah will open the 2020 season on Saturday, November 7 against Arizona at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The kickoff time and broadcast information will be released closer to the game within 7-12 days prior.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASportsYou can download and listen to the podcast, here.