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Release: 08/29/2008
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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.

Also on Wednesday, the "Voice of the Wildcats", Brian Jeffries, spoke to special teams coordinator Jeff Hammerschmidt about this weekend's game. Click here to view the video.

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