College football 2020 schedule: 21 matches have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 | Instant News

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With COVID-19 still raging across the country, it was long thought that college football games would be postponed if not canceled outright during the 2020 season. As we enter Week 4 of the season, there are currently 21 affected games. COVID-19 with most of the delays comes due to contact tracing protocols which require players to go into quarantine for 14 days if deemed high risk. contact with someone who has tested positive for the corona virus.

Several teams, such as Houston, Memphis, Baylor, FAU, Virginia Tech, Arkansas State, and Rice have experienced some game interruptions. Even those who have never seen a match postponed live on a day-to-day basis due to COVID-19 test results and subsequent contact tracing determine whether – and how effective – they will be able to play on schedule.

Some leagues, such as the Big 12 and the SEC, have set minimum player thresholds that require teams to have a certain number of players available in certain positions. The interruptions have highlighted the problems facing the 2020 season with two Power Five conferences (four in all) still not starting to play. The SEC is slated to kick off September 29 with the Top Ten slated to return for the weekend of October 24 and the Pac-12 eyeing its return in the following weeks.

The Big Ten and Pac-12 announced that they plan to carry out daily testing, which will help the program identify positive cases quickly and reduce the burden of contact tracing. But even with daily testing, it managed to hold off the season with no weeks to come College Football The playoffs will be a challenge.

Here is a complete list of college football game postponements.

ULM in Troy

Sept. 5

December 5th

High school at TCU

September 11


NC State at Virginia Tech

12 September


Marshall in East Carolina

12 September


Tulsa in Oklahoma State 12 September 19 September
Louisiana Tech at Baylor 12 September TBD
Houston in Memphis 18 September TBD
BYU in the Army 19 September TBD
Virginia at Virginia Tech 19 September December 12th
Central Arkansas in Arkansas State 19 September October 10th
Charlotte in North Carolina 19 September Canceled
FAU at Georgia State 19 September TBD
Houston at Baylor 19 September TBD
Memphis at UTSA 25 September TBD
Notre Dame in Wake Forest 26 September December 12th
North Texas in Houston 26 September TBD
Tulsa in Arkansas State 26 September TBD
South Florida at the FAU 26 September TBD
Temple in the Navy 26 September October 10th
Rice in Marshall October 3rd TBD
UAB in Rice October 10th TBD

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