The Pac-12 Conference will see four of their Friday Night games take the airwaves on ESPN’s family of networks this fall, starting with the 2018 Pac-12 Championship rematch between the UCLA Bruins and Oregon Ducks on November 20.
Oregon will then take on in-state rival Oregon State Beavers the next Friday night while the Apple Cup will also air on ESPN’s networks, either ABC or ESPN, according to a press release.
The four primetime ESPN broadcasts culminate with the Friday Night Duel in the Desert, the 94th meeting between the Arizona Wildcats and Arizona State Sun Devils.
UCLA head coach Chip Kelly will take on his former school in Oregon to kick things off. While at Oregon, Kelly went 3-0 against UCLA and even has the series’ most-lopsided victory for the Ducks, a 60-13 victory over the Bruins midway through his tenure in Eugene.
Washington has won seven straight Apple Cup meetings while Arizona State has won the last three against Arizona, closing the gap on their series history to just six games (Arizona leads the overall series, 49-43-1).
The Pac-12 football season begins on Saturday, November 7.