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MU football to open the season with three night games

Missouri will be playing its first Southeastern Conference game at night.





The school announced Monday that the football team, which opens its tenure in the SEC on Sept. 8 vs. Georgia, will host the Bulldogs at 6:45 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPN2, as will Missouri’s Sept. 15 game against Arizona State, which will start at 6 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.





The school also announced its Sept. 1 season opener against Southeastern Louisiana will begin at 6 p.m. and be televised via pay-per-view.





Here's a look at MU's updated schedule (all times and TV are TBA unless listed):



Sept. 1, SE Louisiana, 6 p.m, PPV



Sept. 8 Georgia 6:45 p.m. ESPN2



Sept. 15 Arizona State 6 P.M. ESPN2



Sept. 22 at South Carolina 



Sept. 29 at Central Florida 



Oct. 6 Vanderbilt 



Oct. 13 Alabama 



Oct. 27 Kentucky



Nov. 3 at Florida



Nov. 10 at Tennessee



Nov. 17 Syracuse



Nov. 24 at Texas A





*Senior Zaviar Gooden is one 51 collegiate linebackers from across the country to be named to the Butkus Award's preseason watch list on Monday.





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