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SEC announces policy for game cancellations during 2020 season

2 years 8 months 1 week ago Friday, September 18 2020 Sep 18, 2020 September 18, 2020 2:02 PM September 18, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference has outlined a plan in the event of any game cancellations mid-season.

SEC teams that cannot meet the 53-player roster threshold have the option to play a game with its smaller team, or the game can be rescheduled or declared a 'no contest' with approval from the SEC commissioner.

Teams can also attempt to have a game rescheduled if it can outline reasons for the game not to be played as schedule, again pending approval from the commissioner. 

The SEC's 10-game season is scheduled to begin Sept. 26 with a conference championship game planned for Dec. 19 in Atlanta. The schedule includes a mid-season open date for each school and another open date Dec. 12 for all schools. 

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