The 2013 Boise State at Washington football game has been moved to August 31, both schools announced today.
We first reported on the likelihood of the move on Friday after UT Martin moved their game against Boise State to September 7, which was the date that Boise State and Washington were scheduled to play.
Washington’s release stated that the game was moved because “Aug. 31 was deemed a more advantageous date for both programs. The match-up will be Washington’s first home game in Husky Stadium following its $250 million renovation.”
In announcing the move, Boise State also officially confirmed that they will host the UT Martin Skyhawks on September 7. The Broncos also travel to BYU on Sept. 21 and host Southern Miss on Sept. 28.
“The 2013 schedule is going to be one of the toughest, if not the toughest, schedule in school history,” Bronco Head Coach Chris Petersen commented. “I think fans know how tough it is to play on the road at Washington and BYU. Add a game against an always-talented Southern Miss team and a very competitive Big East schedule with some teams we’ve never faced before, and you have the makings of one of the strongest schedules in school history.”
Boise State and Washington agreed to a home-and-home series back in January 2011. The Huskies are currently slated to play at Boise State on Sept. 19, 2015.