Arkansas to Play Missouri on the Day After Thanksgiving

By Wess Moore, FOX 16 Sports Director

Published 05/27 2014 10:05PM

Updated 05/27 2014 10:06PM

Razorbacks Football
Razorbacks Football

FAYETTEVILLE, AR – Arkansas will face new crossover opponent Missouri on Friday, Nov. 28 at 1:30 p.m. on CBS, it was announced Tuesday. 

With Tuesday’s announcement, the Razorbacks are set to play on the Friday after Thanksgiving for the 17th time in the last 19 years. Arkansas and Missouri are meeting for the first time as SEC foes and the sixth time overall. The Razorbacks and Tigers are playing in the regular season for the first time since 1963, with their last two matchups occurring in bowl games, and are playing in Missouri for the first time since a 7-6 Arkansas win in 1944. 

The Razorbacks begin their 2014 season Aug. 30 at Auburn with kickoff set for 3 p.m. on SEC Network. The next week, Arkansas plays its first home game of the year by hosting Nicholls State in Fayetteville at 3 p.m. on SEC Network.

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