Oklahoma to face Missouri State week early Aug. 29
July 26, 2020
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has moved its football opener against Missouri State up a week to Saturday, Aug. 29.
The Sooners said the NCAA approved a waiver request from both schools to change the date to allow more schedule flexibility amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Oklahoma is set to face Tennessee in another home game Sept. 12, then travel to Army for a Sept. 26 contest.
"If the season is indeed permitted to start as scheduled, the benefit of extra time between games will help our teams manage any variety of possible circumstances that may occur," athletic director Joe Castiglione sa...