MTSU cancels Saturday football game

University cites COVID cases and other injuries as reason
Posted at 6:24 PM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 19:25:39-05

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — Middle Tennessee State University's game against Florida Atlantic University scheduled for Saturday has been canceled.

MTSU Athletics says the cancellation is due to COVID-19 cases, contact tracing and injuries. They are working with Conference USA on scheduling.

"These are obviously very challenging times as cases are increasing all over the country," said Middle Tennessee Athletics Director Chris Massaro. "This is disappointing for our program and fan base, but these things are out of our control. We appreciate the patience from our student-athletes and fans during these unprecedented times."

The Blue Raiders and Owls have played against each other every year since 2003.