This year’s NCAA College Football season will officially kickoff next week in the ‘Land Down Under.’ In the country that boasts the sixth largest American population in the world, Australia, the PAC-12‘s Stanford University Cardinals will take on Conference USA‘s Rice University Owls in the second edition of the College Football Sydney Cup.
“We’re excited for the opportunity to kick off the college football season in Australia against Rice in what will certainly be a fantastic experience for our fan base and alumni,” said Bernard Muir, Stanford’s Jaquish & Kenninger Director of Athletics.
“I’m especially thrilled that our student-athletes will have this unique opportunity before fall classes begin to visit a new country and experience a different culture,” said Muir. This will be Stanford’s second game ever outside the United States.
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