MIAMI, FL – The Georgia and Missouri game that was slated for this weekend has been postponed because of Southeastern Conference COVID-19 management policy, both schools are reporting on Wednesday.
It is understood that the SEC is hoping to reschedule the game and will be looking into every possible options.
The matchup was scheduled for the Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field in Columbia, MO.
In a release posted by the Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday, the SEC outfits revealed:
The Georgia at Missouri football game of November 14 has been postponed due to combination of positive tests, contact tracing and subsequent quarantining of individuals within the Missouri football program, consistent with Southeastern Conference COVID-19 management requirements.
Because Missouri has a game tentatively scheduled for December 12, the opportunity to reschedule the Georgia at Missouri game will need to be evaluated. The rescheduling of games on the remaining SEC football schedule may include December 19 as a playing date.
The SEC’s COVID-19 management requirements, as developed by the SEC’s Return to Activity and Medical Guidance Task Force, are available on SECsports.com. – full report (PDF).
The 12th-ranked Georgia (4-2) sit second in the SEC East behind No. 6 Florida, while the Missouri Tigers (2-3) are third in that same section of the league.
The postponement of this game came on the back of other SEC clashes being called off for this weekend.
The battles between the LSU Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide, as well as the Texas A&M Aggies and the Tennessee Volunteers matchups – were postponed this weekend due to positive COVID-19 tests and contract tracing.