Baylor, Houston sets third week’s match at the last minute after the two teams lose opponents due to COVID-19 concerns

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If the college football season 2020 teaches us anything, it is that matches can be scheduled at the last minute. This is the case with Baylor And Houston, And both need an alternate game after losing their opponents. The Bears and Cougars announced Saturday that they will play at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas, on September 19.

This marks a quick one-week turnaround for both sides as they try to bundle as close to a full season as possible. Baylor fought a non-conference match against him Louisiana Tech For 2 weeks, but that was it Postponed indefinitely After the outbreak of COVID-19 within the Bulldogs program. Setting the date for this game was tough, and Baylor had another open weekend (Sep 19) before the Conference Games began on September 26.

“Our student-athletes and our staff are excited about this opportunity,” Baylor coach Dave Aranda said. “I’m really happy for our players. I knew a coach [Dana] Holgorsen for a long time and I have known many coaches on his crew. I know they will be ready. I am grateful to our players for the opportunity to compete and look forward to facing the good Houston team. “

Likewise, Houston’s match in Week Three against Memphis It was officially postponed on Saturday. The game was on the ropes after the tigers Temporarily discontinued practices and other sport-related activities After their first-week match against Arkansas amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Cougars will play an eight-game conference schedule, but have been allowed to add up to four additional games without conferences.

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