BYU Football: 2020 Schedule Continues To Take Shape With Missouri Game Confirmed
Scheduling conflict cleared up for Missouri game in Provo
Missouri will play BYU on October 10th, 2020
The last thing on the mind of Kalani Sitake and his football program right now is the 2020 football schedule. But hey, we aren’t coaches and players so we can look ahead into the future.
On Monday, SEC Media Days kicked off down in Atlanta, and as is customary for all Media Days, media guides for each team were handed out to the media. Our friends at FBSchedules.com glanced at the Missouri Tigers media guide and reported that Mizzou’s game against BYU was now slated for October 10th, 2020 per the Tigers media guide.
That brought some clarity to a game that was in a to be determined status since BYU’s game against Boise State in 2020 was switched to the original BYU-Mizzou date on November 7th.
With Missouri locked in with a date for Provo in 2020, BYU’s schedule two years from now has 11 games and on paper looks to be the best collection of programs BYU has put together on a schedule ever.
BYU’s 2020 Football Schedule (Tentative to change)
Sept. 5 – at Utah
Sept. 12 – MICHIGAN STATE
Sept. 19 – at Arizona State
Sept. 26 – at Minnesota
Oct. 2 – UTAH STATE (Friday)
Oct. 10 – MISSOURI
Oct. 17 – HOUSTON
Oct. 24 – at Northern Illinois
Oct. 31 – BYE (Expect this date to be left open as BYU usually has a bye on Halloween weekend)
Nov. 7 – at Boise State
Nov. 14 – SAN DIEGO STATE
Nov. 21 – OPEN (Likely date for the 12th game and sixth home game)
Nov. 28 – at Stanford
That’s a great schedule. Six power-five opponents and the best programs that the Group of Five usually has to offer, there’s not much more you can ask for as a BYU fan than what the 2020 schedule has to offer.
Now the question becomes, will BYU schedule an FCS team or try to get the best team they possibly can for that November 21st date? It would be great if BYU avoided an FCS program. Would be a major accomplishment that in the 10th year of independence, BYU would have a schedule that boasts no FCS team on the slate. Personally, give me a Liberty, New Mexico State, or Sun Belt team over an FCS foe. No interest in seeing Wagner, Savannah State, or Portland State make a trip to Provo again.