Mizzou, Eastern Michigan agree to a two-game football series

By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: February 3rd, 2015 at 12:15 PM EST

The Missouri Tigers football team has announced a two game series with the Eastern Michigan Eagles. The Tigers will play host to both games with the first game in 2016.

Eastern Michigan will travel to Missouri on Sept. 10th, 2016. Four years later, they will return on Sept. 26th, 2020.

Missouri Tigers (Getty Images)

Missouri Tigers (Getty Images)

When they play in 2016, it will be the second time they faced each other. On Sept. 6th, 1997, the Tigers won 44-24 in Columbia.

This past season, the Tigers went 11-3 and lost in the SEC Championship game to the Alabama Crimson Tide. They won their bowl game 33-17 over the Minnesota Gophers on Jan. 1st.

Eastern Michigan went 2-10 in 2014. Their weeks came against Morgan State and Buffalo.

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