Kyle Whittingham Is ‘Disappointed’ But Respects Decision Made By Pac-12
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham released a statement on Tuesday after the Pac-12 CEO Group voted to postpone all competition until at least January 1.
Players, coaches and fans filled social media after the decision came down from the Pac-12. They are the second Power-Five conference to postpone fall sports. Shortly before the Pac-12, the Big Ten announced the cancellation of fall sports but will attempt to play in the spring.
Kyle Whittingham released the following statement on Tuesday afternoon.
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“We’ve known for some time that this was a possibility, however, it is still disappointing news for our program, our fans and especially our student-athletes. We respect the guidance of the Pac-12 Medical Advisory Committee and the decision made today by the Pac-12 CEO Group, and will will continue to put our focus on our player’s academics and their development. Our number one priority is always the well-being of our players, and their health and safety comes first.”
Utah Athletic Director Mark Harlan issued a letter on Tuesday as well as he addressed the news from the conference and what went into the decision to postpone fall sports competition until at least January 1, 2021.
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