Budding Rivalry Gets New Name, Sponsor

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thumb_597a6349ba4ac0aWhen the Missouri Tigers host the Arkansas Razorbacks later this month in Columbia, it will officially be called the Battle Line Rivalry.

The new rivalry between the two SEC teams has a new sponsor as well as the game will be called the Battle Line Rivalry presented by Shelter Insurance.

Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Friday November 28. The two teams last met in the Cotton Bowl in 2008 when Mizzou defeated Arkansas 38 to 7. The two schools have only played five times since 1906 – the Tigers lead the all-time series with a record of 3 and 2.