Kansas, Missouri Renew Border War With 4-Game Football Set

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas and Missouri are resuming their bitter Border War in football after the former Big 12 rivals agreed to a four-game series in which each school will play two home games beginning in September 2025. The fourth-longest rivalry in college football dates to 1891.  Mizzou will host games in 2025 and 2031, KU in 2026 and 2032.  It’ll be the first games between the two programs since Missouri left for the SEC after the 2011 season.  MU and KU have met 120 times.  The schools recently announced a six-game series in men’s basketball beginning with the upcoming season that includes two games on each campus and two in Kansas City, Missouri.

Mizzou Athletics Media Release

FILE – In this Nov. 25, 2006, file photo, Missouri receiver Chase Coffman, second left, is hit after a catch by Kansas’ Mike Rivera (40), Russell Brorsen, right, and Darrell Stuckey during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Columbia, Mo. Kansas and Missouri are resuming their bitter Border War in football after the former Big 12 rivals agreed to a four-game series in which each school will play two home games beginning in September 2025. The fourth-longest rivalry in college football dates to 1891, but it has been on hiatus since Missouri departed for the Southeastern Conference.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)