COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Southeastern Conference has designated its television selections for the first few weeks of the 2016 football season, and the first two home games of the Barry Odom era will be played under the lights at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium.
The league office unveiled today its TV designations, and both of Mizzou’s first two home contests will kick at 6:30 p.m. The home opener is set for Sept. 10th against Eastern Michigan, with SEC Eastern Division rival Georgia coming to Columbia on Sept. 17th. The Eastern Michigan contest will be televised on the SEC Network Alternate channel, while the Georgia game will air on the SEC Network.
Previously, two other games had kickoff and television plans designated, including the 2016 season opener at West Virginia on Sept. 3rd (11 a.m. central time) which will air on FOX Sports 1, while the Nov. 25th regular-season finale in Columbia against SEC Western Division rival Arkansas will kick at 1:30 p.m. and air on CBS.
All remaining games in 2016 will have kickoff and television designations determined on a 12-day advance notice, with a potential for some 6-day advance selections made by the league office in conjunction with its television partners.
Fans looking to purchase season tickets for the 2016 Mizzou Football season can fill out the season ticket request list at MUTigers.com or call the Mizzou ticket office at 1-800-CAT-PAWS (884-PAWS in Mid-Missouri). Single-game SEC tickets will go on sale for Tiger Scholarship Fund (TSF) donors beginning the week of August 1. TSF members will receive an email showing when their donor level will open up for sales. Donate Now to become a TSF Member and gain access to this early sale. Single-game SEC tickets will go on sale online for the general public (based on availability) beginning Thursday, August 11 at 6 p.m. CT.