USC, UCLA unveil 2016 football schedules; Trojans open with Alabama

USC and UCLA will meet on Nov. 19, 2016.

It’s never too early to look ahead, especially in college football.

On Tuesday, USC and UCLA announced their 2016 season schedules.

Highlights for the Trojans include a season-opening clash with Alabama at AT&T Stadium on Sept. 3 as USC will face 11 teams who qualified for a bowl this season.

For the Bruins, they kick things off at Texas A&M, also on Sept. 3.

USC (8-5) will play Wisconsin in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 30; UCLA (8-4) faces Nebraska in the Foster Farms Bowl in Santa Clara on Dec. 26.