Aug. 29, 2008
TUCSON - The Arizona football team officially kicks off the 2008 season on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. in Arizona Stadium as the Idaho Vandals visit Tucson.NOTE: Game time is 7 p.m. local time in Tucson (Mountain Standard--MST). Some confusion exists because that's also 7 p.m. PDT.
Tickets are available through the McKale Center Ticket Office until 5 p.m. on Friday and can be purchased in person or by calling 520-621-CATS. Tickets can also be purchased online until 2 p.m. (five hours prior to kickoff) on game day. For those looking to purchase tickets on the day of the game, the Arizona Stadium Box Office opens at 2 p.m. (five hours prior to kickoff.
Earlier this week, NASCAR driver and former UA student (1997-98) Kurt Busch attended Wednesday's practice and then addressed the team afterward. Click here to see the video.