Campus Corner

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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