The Missouri Tigers added Southeast Missouri State to their 2028 and 2030 schedules are part of a larger announcement of games through the 2035 season. The two schools already have games scheduled for 2021 and 2023.
The 2028 contest is scheduled for September 9 while the 2030 matchup is scheduled for August 31. These are both tentative dates as much can change over the course of a decade.
The two teams have met three times since 2008 including this past season. Missouri shut out the Redhawks 50-0. The Tigers have won all three games by a combined scored of 136-6.
Missouri has a plethora of FCS opponents on their future schedule. They will play Central Arkansas (2020), South Dakota (2022), Murray State (2024), North Dakota (2025), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2026), and Illinois State (2027).
Southeast Missouri State finished the 2019 season at 9-4 overall and 7-1 in the Ohio Valley Conference. They were co-champions with Austin Peay, but lost the head-to-head matchup 28-24. Still, the Redhawks were selected as an at-large team for the FCS Playoffs where they lost their first round game at home against Illinois State, 24-6.
Southeast Missouri State opens the 2020 season at home against Dayton on Thursday, September 3.