Huskies change Boise State date in 2013

July, 9, 2012
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Washington has announced that the Huskies' 2013 football season opener against Boise State has been moved from Sept. 7 to Aug. 31.

The move was made because Aug. 31 was deemed a more advantageous date for both programs, according to a press release. The game will be Washington’s first home game in Husky Stadium following its $250 million renovation.

“The diligent work and progress made to date by our development team of Wright Runstad & Co., Turner Construction, and 360 Architects has instilled great confidence that the Husky Stadium renovation will remain on time and on budget,” Huskies AD Scott Woodward said in a statement. “Because of that confidence, we feel very comfortable pushing this game forward to a date which better serves both institutions.”

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