A Thursday night, late-season showdown with Oregon highlights Stanford's 2013 football schedule.
The potential national title contenders will collide Nov. 7 at Stanford Stadium in what stacks up as the Pac-12 game of the year.
Stanford has a bye in Week 1 and opens the season Sept. 7 at home against San Jose State.
The Big Game is back in its traditional late November window -- Cal visits Stanford on the 23rd -- after being played in October last season.
Stanford's season concludes Nov. 30 against Notre Dame.
The Pac-12 title game is scheduled for Dec. 7, a Saturday.
Here's the complete schedule. Kickoff times and television assignments will be announced in the spring.
Aug. 31: Bye
Sept. 7: vs. San Jose State
Sept. 14: at Army
Sept. 21: vs. Arizona State
Sept. 28: at Washington State
Oct. 5: vs. Washington
Oct. 12: at Utah
Oct. 19: vs. UCLA
Oct. 26: at Oregon State
Nov. 2: Bye
Nov. 7: vs. Oregon (Thurs)
Nov. 16: at USC
Nov. 23: vs. Cal
Nov. 30: vs. Notre Dame
* Dec. 7: Pac-12 championship game