Arizona opens the 2014 season by hosting UNLV. Arizona finished last season with an 8-5 record and a win over Boston College in the AdvoCare Bowl and will be looking to get off to a hot start before Pac-12 play. UNLV finished last year with a 7-6 mark, capped by a loss to North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.
Details for Friday's game are below:
Kickoff: 10:30 p.m. ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: ESPN
Arizona Wildcats facts
The Wildcats have finished with eight wins in each of the last two seasons.
The Las Vegas betting odds from Bovada set the over/under on Arizona's win total at 6.5 entering the season.
With Rodriguez leading the Wildcats, they are undefeated in non-conference games (8-0).
Arizona has won six straight season openers.
Friday's meeting will be the third time the two teams have met. Arizona won both previous meetings, outscoring UNLV 96-34.
UNLV Rebels facts
The Rebels are just 13-38 under head coach Bobby Hauck.
Under Hauck, UNLV has gone 3-17 in non-conference play.
The Rebels won their last two road games last season.
UNLV has not won a season-opener since 2008, when it defeated Sacramento State 38-3.
Last season, the Rebels started the same group of offensive linemen for all 12 games. This season, UNLV will be returning four of those five players.
- Josh Sanchez