The SEC announced yesterday that each football player will be required to undergo an extra weekly COVID-19 test, upping the count to three per week prior to games. Alongside the extra COVID tests, SEC players will be screened for myocarditis, the heart condition associated with COVID-19.
The SEC mixed up everyone's schedules this fall once the conference decided to opt for a conference only football schedule. Today the conference announced the new order and dates for the 2020 schedule. Earlier in the day it was announced the Tide would open the season on the road against one of newly added opponent, Missouri. The rest of the schedule is as follows.
The Big 12 is moving forward with a 2020 fall football season despite the Big 10 and Pac-12 officially announcing they would not play. The conference athletic directors met last night to approve a schedule that was released today. The Big 12 will start its season on September 26 along with the SEC.
Mere hours after the Big 10 made the announcement to cancel its 2020 fall season, the Pac-12 followed suit. According to Brett McMurphy of Watchstadium.com, the Pac-12 will make its announcement at 3:30 central time.
The Detroit Free Press and The Dan Patrick Show reported earlier in the day that the Big 10 held a vote to cancel its 2020 season. Dan Patrick reported that the conference voted 12-2 in favor of cancelling the season and that Nebraska and Iowa were the two dissenting schools. According to Heather Dinich of ESPN and Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic the Big 10 has not held a vote yet.
According to Dan Patrick and the Detroit Free Press, the Big 10 has voted to cancel its 2020 football season. The conference voted 12-2 to cancel this season, the only dissenting universities who voted to play were Iowa and Nebraska.