UW, Rutgers to play home-and-home series

UW, Rutgers to play home-and-home series

Rutgers quarterback Chas Dodd (19) during Connecticut's 28-17 victory over Rutgers in an NCAA college football game in East Hartford, Conn., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Photo: Associated Press, KPUG/AP Photo/Fred Beckham

According to The Seattle Times the University of Washington and Rutgers football teams will play a home-and-home series in 2016 and 2017. UW will open the 2016 season September 3rd at home hosting Rutgers. It will be the first meeting between the two programs. The Huskies then make the return trip to New Jersey in the 2017 season opener September 2nd.

Washington is scheduled to open the 2014 season at Hawaii August 30th with three more non-conference games  to follow against Eastern Washington, Illinois, and Georgia State all at Husky Stadium. In 2015 UW is scheduled to open the season September 5th against Sacramento State.

Rutgers is scheduled to host Washington State in 2015 and will play a series with another Pac-12 school in UCLA in 2020.

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