SEC Spring football games canceled due to coronavirus

By Kevin Kelley -

The SEC has canceled all 14 Spring football games for the 2020 season, the conference announced on Tuesday.

Spring sports across the conference had already been suspended until further notice due to the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Today’s announcement by the SEC officially cancels all Spring sports, including regular-season and non-conference competition and SEC championship events, for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year.

“This is a difficult day for all of us, and I am especially disappointed for our student-athletes,” said SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. “The health and well-being of our entire conference community is an ongoing priority for the SEC as we continue to monitor developments and information about the COVID-19 virus.”

Other athletics activities, including team and individual practices, meetings and other organized gatherings, whether required or voluntary, remain suspended through at least April 15.

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

Friday, April 3

Saturday, April 4
South Carolina

Saturday, April 11
Mississippi State

Saturday, April 18
Texas A&M
Ole Miss

Saturday, April 25

SEC Football Schedule