Pac-12 Postpones Fall Football Season, May Play In Spring
Aug 11, 2020, 1:57 PM | Updated: 2:23 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The University of Utah’s fall football season has been postponed after the Pac-12 CEO Group voted to not play sports in the fall.
This comes after the Big Ten announced that they have canceled the fall sports season including football. They are also looking at potentially playing in the spring.
Update on the 2020-21 Pac-12 season below.https://t.co/G6VxDO2VM2
— Pac-12 Conference (@pac12) August 11, 2020
College football insider Brett McMurphy is reporting that a source said “we’re done.”
Pac-12 has canceled fall football season, source told @Stadium. “We’re done,” source said. Official announcement at 4:30 p.m. ET
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) August 11, 2020
The Utes were scheduled to start training camp on Monday, August 17. Student-athletes have been doing voluntary workouts since June.
KSL Sports columnist and Sirius XM Pac-12 host Sean O’Connell is reporting that the coaches in the conference have been told the season has been postponed until the spring.
Welp. @pac12 coaches are being given the news. Season is “postponed” until the spring. Awful.
— Sean O'Connell (@realOCsports) August 11, 2020
Utah’s Fall Football Schedule Canceled
On July 31, the Pac-12 released their 10-game coference-only schedule.
Here is the schedule that was supposed to be played starting at the end of September.
- Saturday, Sept. 26 at Washington State
- Saturday, Oct. 3 at Colorado
- Saturday, Oct. 10 vs. Oregon State
- Friday, Oct. 16 at UCLA
- Saturday, Oct. 24 – BYE
- Saturday, Oct. 31 vs. Arizona
- Saturday, Nov. 7 at Arizona State
- Saturday, Nov. 14 vs. Washington
- Saturday, Nov. 21 at California
- Friday, Nov. 27 vs. USC
- Saturday, December 5 vs. Oregon
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