July 22, 2024

LOS ANGELES, California (WBRC)- The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) announced on Wednesday significant changes to their future football schedules, affecting the Auburn Tigers.

The Bruins athletics department released a statement confirming that they have mutually agreed with Auburn to cancel their home-and-home series that was scheduled for 2027 and 2028. Originally, the Tigers were set to travel to the Rose Bowl in 2027, with UCLA scheduled to visit Jordan-Hare Stadium in 2028.

Auburn footballs sit in a bag prior to an NCAA football game against Georgia on Saturday,...

As of now, Auburn has not disclosed their plans for filling these dates three and four years in advance. The Tigers’ new opponents for the 2027 and 2028 seasons remain to be announced.

Additionally, UCLA announced the cancellation of another home-and-home series with Georgia, which was slated for 2025 and 2026. These adjustments mark significant changes in UCLA’s future non-conference matchups.

The decisions to cancel these series come as part of broader strategic planning for both schools’ athletic programs, aiming to optimize schedules and competitive opportunities. Further details on replacement games and future schedules are expected to be released as the universities finalize their plans.

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