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Cal Football 2020 Schedule Announced

Notable matchups include UNLV, TCU at home, and USC away

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: DEC 30 Redbox Bowl - Cal v Illinois Photo by Cody Glenn/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The California Golden Bears, ranked as high as No. 23 in recent “way-too-early” preseason polls, announced their 2020 football schedule today. The Golden Bears have seven home games in Memorial Stadium.

Notably, California starts its season against the UNLV Rebels at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, the new home of the Raiders. The Aug. 29 matchup will be the first college football game in the new domed NFL stadium. Allegiant Stadium is also the new home of the Pac-12 Football Championship Game, which will be contested on Friday, Dec. 4.

The Golden Bears have two byes this coming 2020 season on Sept. 19 and Nov. 14.

In 2019, California finished its season tied for second in the Pac-12 North standings with a 4-5 in-conference record and an 8-5 record overall. California Head Coach Justin Wilcox ended the season with a 35-20 Redbox Bowl victory over the Illinois Fighting Illini in Santa Clara, Calif.