SEC will play conference-only schedule in 2020

from cbssports.com’s Adam Silverstein With college football schedules across the country in flux amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the SEC will announce Thursday afternoon that it will move to a 10-game, conference-only schedule for the 2020 season, according to AL.com and Sports Illustrated. The SEC will also push the start of its season to Saturday, Sept. 26, what was originally scheduled to be Week 4 of the 2020 campaign. It is unknown at this time how the SEC will fill out the additional two games of its conference-only schedule. League members traditionally play eight…

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Washington State’s Bryce Beekman dead at 22

Though we don’t cover much collegiate sports outside of our HBCU coverage , but tragedy has struck college football with the untimely and premature passing of Washington State safety Bryce Beekman at only 22 years of age. from 24/7 sports : HEARTBREAKING NEWS HAS ARRIVEDto Washington State. On Wednesday morning, CF.C confirmed WSU safety Bryce Beekman, getting ready to embark on his final season with the football team, passed away.  Members of the team took to social media late Tuesday evening and delivered multiple emotional tweets, some including ’26’ in them,…

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Illinois breaks off 1st year HC Cubit

The University of Illinois now has an opening for a head football coach. In a move that caught many off guard, new Athletic Director Josh Whitman fired 1st year coach Bill Cubit. The move happened just a week before the Illini were set to commence spring practice. The practices are postponed until a replacement can be found.   Whitman released a statement earlier today and it was chock full of admin-speak in which he said this: “I appreciate the leadership that Bill Cubit provided our football program during what has…

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