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Big 12 announced 2020 football schedules; Bedlam set for Oct. 24

Big 12 announced 2020 football schedules; Bedlam set for Oct. 24

FILE – In this Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy, left, talks with Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley, right, before their NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla. While Oklahoma State has been erratic this season, and has been dominated in the rivalry series, the Cowboys have made it to overtime in two of their last three road games against Oklahoma. they won there in 2014, after an OT loss in 2012. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

The Big 12 Conference announced 2020 football schedules for its members on Tuesday.

Oklahoma opens Sept. 5 with its first game ever against FCS Missouri State, then hosts Tennessee the following week. After an open date, the Sooners visit Army West Point.

The Bedlam game in Norman has been moved to Oct. 24, and the season finale Nov. 28 is at Texas Tech.

Oklahoma State starts its season on Thursday, Sept. 3, against Oregon State, then hosts Tulsa on the following Saturday, Sept. 12, before closing out non-conference play against FCS Western Illinois.

The Cowboys finish Nov. 14 against West Virginia, Nov. 21 at Kansas State, and close the season at home Nov. 28.

Here are the OU and OSU schedules:


Sept. 5 • vs. Missouri State

Sept. 12 • vs. Tennessee

Sept. 19 • OPEN

Sept. 26 • at Army West Point

Oct. 3 • vs. Baylor

Oct. 10 • vs. Texas (in Dallas)

Oct. 17 • at Iowa State

Oct. 24 • vs. Oklahoma State

Oct. 31 • at TCU

Nov. 7 • at West Virginia

Nov. 14 • vs. Kansas State

Nov. 21 • vs. Kansas

Nov. 28 • at Texas Tech


Oklahoma State

Sept. 3 • vs. Oregon State

Sept. 12 • Tulsa

Sept. 19 • Western Illinois

Sept. 26 • OPEN

Oct. 3 • at TCU

Oct. 10 • Iowa State

Oct. 17 • at Kansas

Oct. 24 • at Oklahoma

Oct. 31 • Texas Tech

Nov. 7 • at Baylor

Nov. 14 • West Virginia

Nov. 21 • at Kansas State

Nov. 28 • Texas

John Hoover

John Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he was co-host of "Further Review" and "The Franchise Drive." Now he's The Franchise college football insider: Oklahoma's state Heisman rep, a voter in the FWAA Super 16 poll, an FWAA media access liaison, and a Big 12 writer at Sporting News and Lindy's preseason magazine. In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist and won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

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