ANN ARBOR (AP) — In a press release Thursday, The University of Michigan athletic department announced the football team will play a home-and-home series with the UCLA Bruins in 2022 and 2023.
The Bruins will travel to Michigan Stadium kicking off the series in 2022, with Michigan making the trip out to the Rose Bowl the following season.
The games against UCLA will be the 12th and 13th meetings between the schools. Michigan holds an 8-3 edge in the all-time series. The teams last met in the regular season in 2000, when UCLA won 23-20 at the Rose Bowl.
The two schools split a pair of bowl games against each other, with the Wolverines claiming a 33-14 victory in the 1981 Bluebonnet Bowl and the Bruins earning a 24-14 win in the 1983 Rose Bowl.
The series marks the first scheduled home-and-home for Michigan against a PAC-12 opponent since the team played Washington and Oregon in the early 2000’s.
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