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Missouri football announces 2020 schedule with trips to BYU and Mississippi State

Barry Odom on Sunday’s practice

Missouri coach Barry Odom talks about Sunday’s practice and other fall camp topics.
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Missouri coach Barry Odom talks about Sunday’s practice and other fall camp topics.

Missouri announced its 2020 football schedule on Wednesday, with the Tigers facing their usual round of SEC East opponents as well as trips to Mississippi State and Utah.

The Tigers will open the season against Central Arkansas on Sept. 5 and will open conference play the following week against Vanderbilt. The Tigers then travel to South Carolina before hosting Eastern Michigan on Sept. 26. Barry Odom’s first win at MU came against EMU in 2016.

Missouri then travels to Tennessee and BYU the first two weeks of October, with the latter being the return matchup of the Tigers’ 2015 game at Arrowhead Stadium.

Missouri hosts Georgia on Oct. 17 and Kentucky for homecoming on Oct. 24 before a two-game road swing at Mississippi State and Florida. The Tigers round out their regular season schedule with home games against Louisiana and Arkansas.

2020 Missouri football schedule

  • Sept. 12: VANDERBILT
  • Sept. 19: at South Carolina
  • Oct. 3: at Tennessee
  • Oct. 10: at BYU
  • Oct. 17: GEORGIA
  • Oct. 24: KENTUCKY
  • Nov. 7: at Mississippi State
  • Nov. 14: at Florida
  • Nov. 21: LOUISIANA
  • Nov. 28: ARKANSAS
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Alex Schiffer has been covering the Missouri Tigers for The Star since October 2017. He came in second place for magazine-length feature writing by the U.S. Basketball Writer’s Association in 2018 and graduated from Mizzou in 2017.