The Minnesota Golden Gophers have added future football games against the Florida Atlantic Owls and the Eastern Michigan Eagles, FBSchedules.com has learned.
Copies of both game contracts were obtained from the University of Minnesota via a state public records request.
Minnesota will host Florida Atlantic at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. The Owls will receive a $1.2 million guarantee for the game, according to a copy of the contract.
In three previous meetings, Minnesota leads the series over Florida Atlantic 2-1. The two schools last met in Minneapolis in 2008, which resulted in a 37-3 win for the Gophers.
Florida Atlantic was previously scheduled to play at Illinois on Sept. 5, 2020. That game will likely be postponed to another season or canceled.
On Sept. 9, 2023, Eastern Michigan will take on Minnesota at TCF Bank Stadium. Minnesota will pay EMU a $1.4 million guarantee, per a copy of the contract.
The 2023 contest between Minnesota and Eastern Michigan will be their first-ever meeting on the gridiron.
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