Furman completes Missouri's 2009 football schedule

Missouri finished its 2009 football schedule by booking Furman to visit Columbia on Sept. 19.

The Paladins are a Division I-AA program in the Southern Conference. They finished 7-5 last season, including a 24-7 loss to Virginia Tech.

The Tigers’ other non-league opponents: Sept. 5. vs. Illinois at St. Louis; Sept. 12 vs. Bowling Green in Columbia; and Sept. 26 at Nevada.

Big 12 play will open at home on Thursday, Oct. 8, against Nebraska.