If Missouri’s football players boycott next Saturday’s game, it reportedly could cost the school a lot of money.
According to Tod Palmer of the Kansas City Star, if Missouri does not play its game with BYU next Saturday, it would have to pay the Cougars $1 million for cancelling it.
Worth repeating: Missouri would owe BYU $1 million dollars if the game is canceled, according to the game contract.
— Tod Palmer (@todpalmer) November 8, 2015
A number of Missouri football players have joined a student protest over what they claim is the school’s failure to address the rising tide of racism on campus. The players have said they won’t participate in any football activities until Missouri president Tim Wolf either resigns or is removed from his position.
The Missouri-BYU game is scheduled to be played at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. at 7:30 p.m. on the SEC Network.