SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — It may feel like the spring football season just ended, but fall football is only a few months away.
Missouri State announced its 2021 football schedule on Monday. It’s an 11-game slate with all games scheduled to be played on Saturdays in the fall.
The schedule includes five home games and the school’s first trip to St. George, Utah, for a game against Dixie State.
The 2021 schedule (*designates MVFC game):
- Saturday, September 4 – @ Oklahoma State
- Saturday, September 11 – vs Central Arkansas
- Saturday, September 25 – vs South Dakota*
- Saturday, October 2 – @ Illinois State*
- Saturday, October 9 – @ Youngstown State*
- Saturday, October 16 – vs Illinois State* (Homecoming)
- Saturday, October 23 – @ North Dakota State*
- Saturday, October 30 – vs North Dakota*
- Saturday, November 6 – @ Southern Illinois*
- Saturday, November 13 – vs Northern Iowa*
- Saturday, November 20 – @ Dixie State
The Bears are coming off a 5-5 season, which included 5-2 in the spring and a share of the conference championship and the school’s first FCS playoff berth since 1990.