The Missouri Tigers have added future football games against the Buffalo Bulls and four Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponents, FBSchedules.com has learned.
Copies of contracts for games against Buffalo, Southeast Missouri, South Dakota, Murray State, and North Dakota were obtained from the University of Missouri via a state public records request.
Missouri will host the Buffalo Bulls at Faurot Field in Columbia on Sept. 7, 2024. The Tigers will pay the Bulls a $1.5 million guarantee for the game, according to a copy of the contract.
In their first and only meeting back in 2008, Missouri defeated Buffalo 42-21 in Columbia.
Missouri has scheduled two future games against the Southeast Missouri Redhawks. Mizzou will host Southeast Missouri in Columbia on Sept. 18, 2021 and then again two seasons later on Sept. 2, 2023.
The Tigers will pay the Redhawks a $550,000 guarantee for each contest. The two schools are also scheduled to meet in Columbia on Sept. 14, 2019, and SEMO will receive a $425,000 guarantee for that game.
Southeast Missouri, a member of the Ohio Valley Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), is winless in three previous meetings with Missouri.
The Missouri Tigers and the South Dakota Coyotes will meet for the first time on the gridiron on Sept. 3, 2022 at Faurot Field. The Coyotes will receive a $550,000 guarantee.
South Dakota competes in the FCS as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference. The Coyotes fell to Sam Houston State 54-42 in the second round of the 2017 FCS Playoffs and finished the season 8-5 overall (4-4 OVC).
The Murray State Racers, also a member of the Ohio Valley Conference, will travel to face Missouri on Columbia on Aug. 31, 2024. Mizzou will pay Murray State a $550,000 guarantee for the game.
Missouri leads the series with Murray State 2-0 after defeating the Racers 58-14 in 2013 and 47-7 in 2006.
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks, which will compete as an FCS Independent in 2018 and 2019, will make their first-ever visit to Columbia to take on Mizzou on Aug. 30, 2025. UND will receive a $550,000 guarantee for playing the game.