Regun’s regular-season finale against Washington Washington will join the long list of canceled FBS games this season.
The Ducks (-2-6) and Huskies (-1-1) games at Oxen Stadium on Saturday have been canceled and no competition has been announced, the Pack-2 conference announced on Thursday.
Washington announced Thursday that all football-related activities have been suspended due to an increase in positive COVID-19 tests within the program. The team’s study was canceled for the second day in a row.
The council said the 53 healthy scholarships of the Hawkeyes PK-12 would not meet the players’ minimum threshold – including at least one quarterback, seven offensive linemen and four defensive linemen.
No contest seems to be making Washington – which has not played a road game the entire season due to cancellations but has the highest winning percentage in the North (.750) – is the division winner by default and the Huck Keys will be released on December 18 p.m. 12 Championship game.
Oklahoma bye before the Big 12 title game
The Oklahoma football team will finally have a Big 12 championship game after the weekend.
The Sooners game in West Virginia is scheduled for this Saturday and was postponed once two weeks ago due to COVID-19 issues at the end of Oklahoma, while the mountaineers suspended football operations for seven days due to the virus.
On Thursday, the Big 12 canceled Saturday’s Texas-Kansas game in Loans, Kansas. This is the second time that the game has stopped. The issue is the Covid-19 shutdown on Texas.
No. 12 will play Iowa State No. 11 for the Big 12 title on December 19, 19 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Oklahoma, Texas. That game will start at noon ET.
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Boston K College led out of the Bowl
The Boston College players have decided not to play in the Bowl game this season despite the Eagles’ -5–5 record and a successful start under first-year coach Jeff Hafley, the school said Thursday.
Wearing a mask and emphasizing social-distance has helped the program pass just one positive test for COVID-19 since returning to campus in June and will become one of only three ACC teams to complete a regular-season schedule before this Saturday.
“Our student-athletes have sacrificed a lot since June to make this season possible for BC and our fans as well and now is the time to focus on strengthening the semester and going home to spend time with their families and loved ones,” the athletics director said. Said Pet Craft.
“I’m not thankful enough for the sacrifices and commitment of our players to show each other, our team and our community,” Heffley said.
“People will not fully understand how ferocious this season is and our team needs and deserves an extended break in recharging their minds and bodies.”
Boston College is the first program to publicly dislike Bowl Play during a year when the postseason will be dramatically replaced by an epidemic. The number of Bowl games has already dropped from 43 to 33 and will drop further before the regular season ends on December 19.
The bowl games that are played will probably not feature any of the traditional banquets and festivities that lead to kickoffs, especially during the week. Instead, teams expect bowl games to be treated like a normal road trip, arriving late to game night and departing after the final whistle.
The National Championship game is set to take place on Monday, January 11 and the College Ledge Football Playoff semifinals will be held on January 1.
As part of the proposed penalties for NCAA violations under former coach Les Miles and current coach Ed Ogreron, the LSU imposed a one-year bowl ban on Wednesday for the 2020-21 season.
Baylor closes the football facility
Baylor, who is scheduled to play Oklahoma State at home on Saturday, announced Thursday that he is closing his football operation.
“At this time, and in the interest of our student-athletes, coaches and staff, we have temporarily closed our football facility and are taking all possible precautions,” Athletics Director Mack Carvedes said in a statement.
He added that the school’s “focus” is still on playing.
Texas Tech closes facility
The Texas Tech football team managed to play its entire 2020 schedule without postponing or canceling the game. But tech coach Matt Wells missed the final last week, and now other COVID-19 cases have prompted Tech to shut down the football training facility for the next few days.
Tech announced on Thursday that, in addition to Wales, eight other members of its coaching staff, other support personnel using the Football Training facility and one player have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last seven days.
By Thursday all were considered active cases. The Red Riders’ regular season is over, but even at 6-6 p.m., they will be eligible to play the bowl under the new rules, keeping in mind the COVID-19 issues.
Contributing: Eugene (or) Register-Guard, Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal, Oklahoma City Daily Oklahoman, Paul Myerberg
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