The sport between No. 4 Clemson and Florida State was postponed hours earlier than kickoff Saturday when medical personnel from each faculties couldn’t agree it was secure to play amid the pandemic.
The Atlantic Coast Conference introduced the postponement, though it didn’t element whether or not the sport at Florida State was referred to as off due to coronavirus points.
No make-up date was introduced, however Florida State coach Mike Norvell mentioned he hoped it will be in December. Clemson’s lone open date is Dec. 12. The ACC championship sport is Dec. 19.
Star Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was scheduled to make his first begin since Oct. 24. He has missed the previous two video games, together with the 47-40 double time beyond regulation loss at Notre Dame, after testing constructive for COVID-19.
Norvell had additionally examined constructive for the virus in September, lacking the Seminoles’ sport with Miami.
Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich mentioned the varsity had adopted all ACC protocol within the week resulting in the sport.
We now sit up for returning to motion subsequent week towards Pitt for Senior Day and Military Appreciation Day at Memorial Stadium, Radakovich mentioned in an announcement.
Florida State coach Mike Norvell mentioned in an announcement “we hope to have the ability to play Clemson in December. The Seminoles are scheduled to play Virginia subsequent Saturday.
The ACC additionally introduced a number of schedule modifications. The Louisville at Boston College sport just lately moved to Dec. 12 can be performed Nov. 28.
Wake Forest’s sport at Louisville can be performed Dec. 19 as a substitute of Nov. 28. The Demon Deacons’ sport with Duke, which was referred to as off for this week, won’t be rescheduled.
Duke coach David Cutcliffe mentioned cancelling the Wake Forest sport was the appropriate factor to do given what his gamers have handled this season.
Our gamers have been explicitly compliant, and persevering with their remoted housing circumstances with out tutorial nor social settings for a further two weeks wouldn’t be acceptable on this unsettling time, Cutcliffe mentioned in an announcement.
There have been 18 postponements this week out of 62 scheduled video games. It is the 81st on the season since schedules have been set in late August and believed to be the primary sport postponed on the day of the sport.
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