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Arizona opens 2017 football season vs. NAU, plays 3 of final 4 on road

Oct 8, 2016; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Arizona Wildcats quarterback Brandon Dawkins (13) runs with the ball during the first half against the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 8, 2016; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Arizona Wildcats quarterback Brandon Dawkins (13) runs with the ball during the first half against the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona will open its 2017 football season at home on Saturday, Sept. 2, vs. Northern Arizona.

The Wildcats will be on the road for five of their nine Pac-12 games away from home, including three of their final four. Their November schedule features away games at USC (Nov. 4), Oregon (Nov. 18) and Arizona State (Nov. 25), along with a Nov. 11 home game vs. Oregon State.

Arizona's Pac-12 home games are against Utah, UCLA, Washington State and Oregon State. It is not scheduled to play conference rivals Stanford and Washington in the 2017 or 2018 seasons.

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Arizona's bye week come in late September -- following three non-conference games and their Pac-12 opener on Friday, Sept. 22, vs. Utah.

The other non-conference games on Arizona's schedule are a home game vs. Houston and a road trip to UTEP.

Game times and television selections are still to be determined.

2017 Arizona football schedule

Sept. 2 -- NAU

Sept. 9 -- Houston

Sept. 16 -- at UTEP

Sept. 22 (Fri.) -- Utah

Sept. 30 -- Bye Week

Oct. 7 -- at Colorado

Oct. 14 -- UCLA (Family Weekend)

Oct. 21 -- at California

Oct. 28 -- Washington State (Homecoming)

Nov. 4 -- at USC

Nov. 11 -- Oregon State

Nov. 18 -- at Oregon

Nov. 25 -- at Arizona State