The Miami (Ohio) RedHawks have added the Pitt Panthers to their 2020 football schedule, FBSchedules.com has learned.
A copy of the game contract was obtained from Miami University via a state open records request.
Miami will travel to face the Pitt Panthers at Heinz Field on Sept. 5, 2020. Miami will receive a $1.1 million guarantee for the game, according to the contract.
Miami and Pitt have met twice on the gridiron. The Panthers won both meetings, 61-0 in 1931 and 35-26 in 1949.
In order to schedule the game against Pitt, the Miami RedHawks have moved their previously scheduled game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff back one week from Sept. 5 to Sept. 12, 2020.
Additionally, Miami’s scheduled game at Minnesota on Sept. 12, 2020 has been pushed back one season to Sept. 11, 2021.
Both the UAPB and Minnesota game date moves were stated in documents obtained from Miami University.
Pitt was scheduled to open the 2020 season on Sept. 5 vs. the Richmond Spiders. That game will likely be moved to another date that season.