ACC cancels all Spring football practice and games due to coronavirus

By Kevin Kelley -

The ACC has canceled all Spring football practice, including Spring football games, the conference announced on Tuesday.

Due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), Spring sports across the conference had been suspended until further notice. Today’s announcement by the ACC puts an end to all athletic activities through the end of the 2019-20 academic year.

The release from the ACC noted that the conference consulted with the member institutions and that the decision to cancel Spring sports was unanimous.

“Our top priority remains the health and safety of our student-athletes as well as our fans, communities and the overall well-being of others during these uncharted times,” said ACC Commissioner John Swofford. “We are particularly disappointed for our student-athletes and will continue to work with our membership to assess what is appropriate in the future.”

Below are the 14 ACC Spring football games for the 2020 season, which will not be played:

Saturday, March 28
Louisville

Saturday, April 4
Boston College
Clemson
Duke
NC State
Wake Forest

Friday, April 10
Georgia Tech

Saturday, April 11
Miami (FL)
Pitt

Saturday, April 18
North Carolina
Florida State
Syracuse
Virginia
Virginia Tech

ACC Football Schedule

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