Football: Cal-UCLA to kick off at 7 p.m. on Oct. 6

Cal’s game against UCLA on Saturday, Oct. 6 will kick off at 7 p.m., the Pac-12 announced Monday.

After five straight games beginning no later than 3 p.m. PDT, this will be the Bears’ first evening kickoff of the season.

The game will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Networks.

Jeff Faraudo

  • covinared

    I would prefer 3 pm. I have rim seats that would have a great view of the gate if it were light out. Pre game tailgate in the dark also. Still I don’t have to hustle up from LA for a noon game. Never seen a night game at Memorial.

  • Easy Ed

    Direct TV Sucks!!!

  • If we lose Saturday, how many show up for cold 7pm game on a Saturday night in Berkeley? +/- 25,000?

  • 707 Bear

    But what about the tradition of playing college football on a Saturday under a bright fall afternoon sun?

    “It’s all about bucks, kid. The rest is conversation.”

    Get used to it Bear fans. If the Pac 12 Network wants a Tuesday 7 PM slot, they’ll get it.

  • ConcordBear

    All good with me. Get everything done for the weekend Saturday morning. Kids games are over. Get to town about 3 or 4pm to tailgate. Go to game. Go home go to bed.
    I don’t want every game at 7pm but once or twice a year is great.
    Agree 2-5pm is prime time start time though.

  • 707 Bear


    This old Bear gets a bit sleepy driving home to the 707 after midnight.

    What are those drinks the young kids guzzle?

    “Why back in my day” we only had coffee and Mountain Dew; “And we liked it!” Dana Carvey cultural reference lost on younger bloggers.

    More “Grumpy Old Man” for the middle-aged and old Bears.

    Dana Carvey: I’m old and I’m not happy. Everything today is improved and I don’t like it. I hate it! In my day we didn’t have hair dryers. If you wanted to blow dry your hair you stood outside during a hurricane. Your hair was dry but you had a sharp piece of wood driven clear through your skull and that’s the way it was and you liked it!

  • Juancho

    By the way. Where do people tailgate? Im an alumni and all but to he honest other than the fraternities ive never really tailgated. Where is there parking ?

  • 707 Bear


    Not sure of your age, but this Alumni House funcition looked good for UCLA.


    The Alumni House is open to all before and after the game.

  • covinared

    my old frat buddies go to the alumni house since the house got shut down.