Auburn adds UCLA, Baylor to future football schedules

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Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn reacts after a touchdown during the second half of the Birmingham Bowl NCAA college football game against Memphis, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, in Birmingham, Ala. Auburn won 31-10. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

(Auburn Athletics) The Auburn football team will play a series of home-and-home games with Baylor and UCLA in a four-year span from 2025-2028, Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Thursday. The Tigers will play Baylor in 2025-26 and UCLA in 2027-28.

Auburn will play at Baylor in Waco, Texas on August 30, 2025, with the Tigers hosting the Bears at Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 5, 2026. The two schools have previously met four times, with the last meeting occurring in 1976 in Auburn.

The Auburn-UCLA series, which was contracted in March 2017, will see the Tigers at UCLA in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on September 4, 2027. The Bruins will come to Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 2, 2028. The series marks the first-ever meetings between the two programs.

Auburn opens the 2018 season against Washington in the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta. Tickets are available and can be purchased at

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