UC Davis switches date of 2012 opener

The UC Davis football team's 2012 season opener against Azusa Pacific has been changed to Thursday, Aug. 30 at Aggie Stadium.

The game was originally scheduled to be played on Saturday, Sept. 1.

The Aggies are joining the Big Sky Conference from the Great West Football Conference. Bob Biggs will retire following this 20th season as head coach,

2012 UC Davis Football Schedule

Aug. 30, Azusa Pacific

Sept. 8, at San Jose State

Sept. 15, at South Dakota State

Sept. 22, at Cal Poly*

Sept. 29, Weber State*

Oct. 6, Montana State* (Homecoming)

Oct. 13, at Idaho State*

Oct. 20, at Northern Arizona*

Oct. 27, Portland State*

Nov. 10, at Eastern Washington*

Nov. 17, Sacramento State*

* - Big Sky Conference game