The BYU Cougars have announced their 2014 football schedule, which features games against Boise State, California, Houston, Texas, UCF, and UConn.
Director of athletics Tol Holmoe announced the Cougars’ schedule this evening on BYUtv. The 2014 season will be the fourth for Brigham Young as an FBS football independent.
“I’m pleased with the way this schedule came together. I think it has good balance,” said Holmoe. “I like playing in different regions of the country, including several places we’ve never been. It’s a unique opportunity for our football team and great for Cougar Nation.”
BYU opens the 2014 season with back-to-back road games at UConn on Friday, Aug. 29 (ESPN) and Texas on Sept. 6. BYU then hosts Houston in their home-opener at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Friday, Sept. 11 (ESPN).
The Cougars then host two consecutive games in Provo. Virginia visits on Sept. 20 followed by, after an open date, Utah State on Friday, Oct. 3.
The following week, the Cougars travel to Orlando, Florida to take on the UCF Knights on Oct. 11 before returning home to host Nevada on Oct. 18. BYU then plays back-to-back games at Boise State on Oct. 25 and Middle Tennessee on Nov. 1.
After their second off week, BYU hosts UNLV on Nov. 15 and Savannah State on Nov. 22. The Cougars then close the 2014 regular-season with a trip to face the California Golden Bears on Nov. 29.