The Washington Huskies begin their 2011 campaign on Saturday with a rivalry game, of sorts, as they welcome the Eastern Washington Eagles to Montlake. For the first time, Washington will battle an FCS school, taking on a team from the lower division of college football to begin the season. But the Eagles are far from a slouch, as evidenced by their FCS championship this past season.
College football is back in the Northwest and we've got everything you need to know about the game covered.
Start time: Washington takes the field at 4 p.m.
TV information: The Huskies have the run of the Northwest this Saturday, with ROOT Sports set to broadcast their season-opener against the Eagles.
Radio broadcast: If you're unable to get to a TV, you can find it on the radio, live on 950 KJR.
Previews, previews and more previews: Your game notes can be found here. A preview of the Huskies 2011 season, from the perspective of a WSU fan, can be found here. For all the game-week coverage, head over here.
Predictions: In roundtable form, we gathered predictions for Saturday's game, and the Washington State Cougars' game. You can find them here.