The Miami (Ohio) RedHawks will open the 2020 season against the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions, according to the official website of Miami University.
Miami (Ohio) and UAPB will square off at Yager Stadium in Oxford on Sept. 5, 2020. The game will be the first-ever meeting between the two schools on the gridiron.
The Golden Lions are a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). Last season, UAPB finished 1-10 overall and 1-8 in SWAC play.
The addition of UAPB completes the 2020 non-conference schedule for Miami (Ohio). The RedHawks are also scheduled to play at Minnesota on Sept. 12, host Cincinnati on Sept. 19, and host Army on Oct. 3.
Miami (Ohio) is 2-4 overall and 1-1 in the MAC so far this season. The RedHawks defeated Austin Peay and Central Michigan, but lost to Marshall, Cincinnati, Notre Dame, and Bowling Green.