SEC announces schedule changes, Baylor-Ole Miss canceled

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Published: Jul. 30, 2020 at 4:34 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 30, 2020 at 5:34 PM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - The SEC announced adjustments to its college football schedule, with Sept. 26 as the new opening week for its conference games.

Effectively, the Baylor-Ole Miss game scheduled for Sept. 6 has been canceled.

“After careful consideration of the public health indicators in our region and following advice of our medical advisors, we have determined that this is the best course of action to prepare for a safe and healthy return to competition for SEC student-athletes, coaches and others associated with our sports programs,” said SEC commissioner Greg Sankey.

The Big 12 also canceled its virtual media days set for Aug. 3-4.

As of right now, Baylor’s first game is set for Sept. 12 vs. Kansas.

“We are aware of the SEC’s decision to play a conference-only schedule,” the Baylor athletics department mentioned in a statement.

“We will continue to evaluate all potential scheduling options in coordination with the Big 12.”

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