Bowling Green football moves date of opener


BOWLING GREEN — The date for the Bowling Green State University football team's season-opening contest has been switched to Friday, Aug. 29.

Western Kentucky, which will host the Falcons in BG’s season opener, announced Tuesday that it was switching the date of the contest from Thursday, Aug. 28 "at the request of Conference USA to accommodate the league's television partners," according to a release.

No time has been set for the game, and no television details were released.

The Falcons will host their spring game at noon Saturday at Doyt Perry Stadium.