MIAMI, FL – The list of college football highlighted games that suffered COVID-19 related cancellations or postponement for this weekend, Saturday, November 14.
Three of the nation’s Top-5 ranked teams will be inactive this weekend due to the spike in COVID-19 cases across the country.
In the SEC, No. 1 Alabama was slated to travel to the in Tiger Stadium to face defending national champion LSU, but the Crimson Tide’s clash with the Tigers has been postponed.
The conference reported that the game was postponed due to a combination of positive tests, contact tracing and subsequent quarantining of individuals, consistent with Southeastern Conference COVID-19 management policy.
- No.3 Ohio State-Maryland Game Canceled Due To COVID-19 Surge
- Georgia vs. Missouri SEC Game Postponed Due To COVID-19
The SEC is working on rescheduling the game, with the possibility of moving the clash to December 19.
Sticking in the SEC Conference, No. 12 Georgia will not be making the trip to Missouri, as this game was postponed because of the league’s COVID-19 management policy.
Earlier this week, it was announced that No. 24 Auburn game at Mississippi State was also impacted by COVID-19 postponed due to positive tests and subsequent quarantining of individuals within the Mississippi State football program. The No. 5 Texas A&M at Tennessee game was also postponed and was tentatively rescheduled for December 12.
Meanwhile, No. 3 Ohio State has had its Big Ten clash against Maryland in College Park canceled due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in the Terrapins program. The Terps have confirmed that they have paused all team activities, as they continue to monitor the spread.
At least eight Maryland football players tested positive for COVID-19 across the past seven days, according to a news release from the school.
Saturday, November 14
Matchups Canceled and Postponed Due To COVID-19
No. 1 Alabama at LSU Postponed
No. 3 Ohio State at Maryland Canceled
No. 5 Texas A&M at Tennessee Postponed
No. 12 Georgia at Missouri Postponed
No. 15 Coastal Carolina at Troy Postponed
Memphis at Navy Postponed
Utah at UCLA Canceled
Air Force at Wyoming Canceled
Pittsburgh at Georgia Tech Postponed
North Texas at UAB Postponed
Gardner-Webb at Charlotte Canceled
Arizona Christian at Abilene Christian Canceled
Rice at Louisiana Tech Postponed