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UB releases 2020 football schedule

The Bulls will play six games against MAC foes, compete for MAC Championship

<p>Jaret Paterson of UB Football in action during a game last fall.&nbsp;</p>

Jaret Paterson of UB Football in action during a game last fall. 

The MAC is back.

On Wednesday, UB released its 2020 football schedule. The Bulls will play six games this season, all against conference opponents.

The Bulls will kick off their season on Wednesday, Nov. 4 against Northern Illinois. The Bulls last played the Huskies in the 2018 MAC championship game, falling 30-29.

UB will host Miami (OH), the defending MAC champions, in their home opener on Nov. 10. The Bulls lost to the RedHawks 34-20 last season.

The following week will feature the Bulls traveling to Bowling Green to take on the Falcons on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The Bulls beat the Falcons 49-7 last season.

The Bulls will play their first weekend game in Week 4, when they host Kent State at UB Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 28.

UB will then travel to Ohio University in Week 5, where they will take on the Bobcats on Saturday, Dec. 5. The Bulls lost to the 'Cats 21-20 in a nail biter last season.

The Bulls will finish their shortened season with a battle against Akron University at UB Stadium. UB beat the Zips 21-0 last season.

The MAC Championship Game will take place on Dec. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit. The Bulls can qualify for this game by finishing as one of the top two teams in the conference.

UB will have no fans at any of their three home games.

The Bulls are looking for their third-straight winning season and their third-straight bowl game appearance this season.

Alex Lenneberg is a sports editor and can be reached at alex.lenneberg@ubspectrum.com and @lennebergalex on Twitter.

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