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.
For more on the game, head over to UW Dawg Pound. Stay with this StoryStream throughout the game for updates, observations and so much more.