OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Ole Miss announced its season-opening game versus Baylor will kick off on Sunday, Sept. 6 instead of the previously scheduled date of Sept. 5.
The game will be played at NRG Stadium in Texas, home of the Houston Texans.
"As preparations continue in hopes of starting the 2020 athletics season as scheduled, we are excited to see Ole Miss showcased on this national stage as our football program begins a new era under Coach Kiffin's leadership," Athletics Director Keith Carter said. "With decisions and planning surrounding the college football season ongoing, we hope the Ole Miss family is able to make their plans to join us in Houston, particularly our large family of Texas Rebels."
Kickoff time and network designation for the matchup will be available at a later date.
This will be Lane Kiffin’s first game as the Rebels’ head football coach. This game will also be Dave Aranda’s first game as Baylor’s head football coach.