FSU Football won’t play Duke this weekend


TALLAHASSEE – Florida State will not take the field for a third consecutive weekend. The Seminoles were due to travel to Durham, NC on Saturday, December 5, to face Duc at Wallace Wade Stadium, but that game will not be played according to the Atlantic Coast Conference on Sunday night. A Florida state spokesperson said the game was called off.

The Atlantic Coast Conference also announced Sunday evening that Duke will now host n ° 10 Miami this coming weekend, instead of their native Florida State opponent. This The game will begin at 8 p.m. and will be broadcast live on the ACC network.

FSU’s previous two games, both at home against Clemson then Virginie, were postponed each of the last two mornings of the match.

Clemson game scheduled for Saturday November 21 has been postponed following a conference call on the morning of the scheduled match where medical staff from both teams were unable to agree on the progress of the match.

The game against Virginia, scheduled for Saturday, November 28, has been postponed after positive tests, subsequent quarantine and contact tracing with the Florida State football team. FSU Director of Athletics David Coburn said in a statement after the report that “the contact tracing this morning determined that, with churns and injuries, we only had 44 fellows for the match, certain groups of positions being almost entirely exhausted ”.

It is not known at this time whether FSU could potentially play on the weekends of December 12 or December 19.

Here are some planning notes on previously scheduled opponents:

–Virginia are currently set to host Boston College this weekend and have a rescheduled game against Virginia Tech for December 12. Those two games will put them at 10 games of the season, including nine conference games.

– Clemson, who doesn’t have a game scheduled for the weekend of December 12, will likely appear in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship game on the weekend of December 19. The Tigers, who travel to Virginia Tech this weekend, will play their 10th game of the season and their ninth against a conference opponent.

– Duke doesn’t have a team on his schedule beyond this coming weekend. The Blue Devils will play their 10th game of the season on Saturday, when they host Miami, and it will be their ninth conference game.

– The original ACC schedule for the 2020 season called for opponents playing 10 opponents in conference, plus one opponent out of conference, for a schedule of 11 games.

FSU is 2-6 this season, with just 1-6 against opponents in the conference.

Here is the full version of ACC:

The Atlantic Coast Conference today announced that Florida State’s game at Duke will not be played on Saturday, December 5. Instead, Miami will travel to Duke this Saturday for an 8 p.m. kickoff on ACC Network.

The schedules and networks for all matches on Saturday 5 December are as follows:

Saturday 5 December

West Carolina to North Carolina, noon, ACCN

Syracuse at Notre Dame, 2:30 p.m., NBC (previously announced)

Boston College, Virginia, 3:30 p.m., RSN

Georgia Tech at NC State, 4 p.m., ACC Network

Clemson à Virginia Tech, 19h30, ABC

Miami at Duke, 8 p.m., ACC Network

As previously announced, the ACC 2020 football programming model includes 11 matches (10 conferences plus one non-conference), played over at least 13 weeks, with each team having two open dates. In the November 28 games, the ACC played 74 of its 85 games scheduled (87.1 percent).


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