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Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin has announced that Saturday's game vs. LSU has been postponed after a COVID-19 outbreak within the Gators football program this week.

The game will be made up on December 12 which is the weekend before the SEC Championship.


Here is the official press release from LSU:

LSU ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS

For Immediate Release - October 14, 2020

LSU AT FLORIDA FOOTBALL GAME POSTPONED


BATON ROUGE – The LSU at Florida football game of October 17 has been postponed due to positive tests and subsequent quarantining of individuals within the Florida football program, consistent with Southeastern Conference COVID-19 management requirements. The game is tentatively rescheduled for December 12 in Gainesville.

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.

“Our priority is the health and well-being of our student-athletes and staff,” LSU Director of Athletics Scott Woodward said. “The decision to reschedule the game comes as a result of close coordination and cooperation with the University of Florida and SEC officials and we are in full support. It is disappointing for everyone, but prudent. We wish all those at Florida who may be impacted the very best.”

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28 Comments
We will be a lot better in 6 weeks
Reply7 months
Lucky for them neither will be playing in the title game.
Reply7 months
We could possibly be the spoiler in December.??
Reply7 months
Coach O: Anytime anywhere Mullet: except when there’s a hurricane 100 miles away or a pandemic going on or no fans
Reply7 months
There is a God!
Reply7 months
This is a good thing. Our chance to hit the reset button and work on the defense.
Reply7 months
We should probably go ahead and cancel the rest of the season just to be safe.
Reply7 months
When a redneck calls you an idiot, you’re an idiot. “dan mullen, you’re an idiot”
Reply7 months
When a redneck calls you an idiot, you’re an idiot. “dan mullen, you’re an idiot”
Reply7 months
So Mullen pushes for a full stadium to have loud crowd noise from fans and they can't play the game because of COVID-19 infections to the team. So now he will have to play a much better LSU team in December, lol.
Reply7 months
It can't be long before Texas A&M players start to test positive. Seems like a lot of intense close interaction of Florida players with AtM players. If these were starters it will give a real good indication of what the potential for in game spread really is.
Reply7 months
Karma is a bitch UF. If LSU ever needed a timely delay this is it. Not sure if the delay will help or not.
Reply7 months
Don't reschedule. Let Florida try to get in championship game needing one more to get in.
Reply7 months
Pack the Swamp !
Reply7 months
Not bad for the Tigers. Gives more time to fix issues and better prepare.
Reply7 months
Well, we've got two weeks to get this fixed. Hopefully Brennan and Stingley will be back to 100% for the South Carolina game.
Reply7 months
Thank god
Reply7 months
No defense, no Brennan. Florida could have lined up a high school team and won.
Reply7 months
Gators lucked out WE COMIN!!!! IN 2021 that is. Lol
Reply7 months
Woooohoooo!
Reply7 months
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