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COVID-19 has continued to spread across the country, so it was long expected that many college football games would be postponed if not outright canceled over the course of the season. With many unknowns about the virus and its long-term effects, schools are taking every precaution necessary to make sure the student-athletes and staff are protected. As we enter Week 13 of the 2020 season, there have now been 95 games affected by COVID-19 with most postponements coming as a result of contact tracing protocols that require players to quarantine for 14 days if they are deemed to have been in high-risk contact with someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Week 13 has already some games postponed, including Tennessee-Vanderbilt, Missouri-Arkansas and most recently Colorado-USC. The SEC then bumped up the Vanderbilt-Missouri game, which was scheduled for Dec. 12. The battle for "Paul Bunyan's Axe" -- the longest-running rivalry in college football -- is also off due to COVID-19 issues. 

Some teams, such as Florida, Missouri, Houston, Memphis, Baylor, FAU, FIU, Virginia Tech, Arkansas State, Charlotte, Rice, Texas A&M and Arizona State have already experienced multiple game disruptions. Even those who have not seen a game postponed yet are living day-by-day as COVID-19 test results and subsequent contact tracing dictate if -- and how effectively -- they will be able to play as scheduled.

Here is the full list of college football game postponements.

GameOriginal dateNew date

ULM at Troy

Sept. 5

Dec. 17


Sept. 11


NC State at Virginia Tech

Sept. 12

Sept. 26

Marshall at East Carolina

Sept. 12


Tulsa at Oklahoma State Sept. 12 Sept. 19
Louisiana Tech at Baylor* Sept. 12 TBD
Houston at Memphis Sept. 18 Dec. 5
BYU at Army Sept. 19
Virginia at Virginia Tech Sept. 19 Dec. 12
Central Arkansas at Arkansas State Sept. 19 Oct. 10
Charlotte at North Carolina Sept. 19 Canceled
FAU at Georgia Southern Sept. 19 Dec. 5
Houston at Baylor* Sept. 19 Canceled
Memphis at UTSA Sept. 25 Canceled
Georgia State at CharlotteSept. 26TBD
Notre Dame at Wake Forest Sept. 26 Dec. 12
North Texas at Houston Sept. 26 TBD
Tulsa at Arkansas State Sept. 26 TBD
South Florida at FAU Sept. 26 Canceled
Temple at Navy Sept. 26 Oct. 10
Rice at Marshall Oct. 3 Dec. 5
Troy at South AlabamaOct. 3Dec. 5
Louisiana at Appalachian StateOct. 3Dec. 4
UAB at Rice Oct. 10 Dec. 12
FAU at Southern MissOct. 10Dec. 10
Appalachian State at Georgia SouthernOct. 14Dec. 12
Oklahoma State at BaylorOct. 17Dec. 12
Vanderbilt at MissouriOct. 17Nov. 28
LSU at FloridaOct. 17Dec. 12
Cincinnati at TulsaOct. 17Dec. 5
FIU at CharlotteOct. 17Dec. 5
Southern Miss at UTEPOct. 17Dec. 5
Missouri at FloridaOct. 24Oct. 31
New Mexico at Colorado StateOct. 24 Canceled
Marshall at FIUOct. 30Dec. 11
North Texas at UTEPOct. 31Dec. 12
Wisconsin at NebraskaOct. 31 Canceled
Purdue at WisconsinNov. 7 Canceled
FIU at UTEPNov. 7 Canceled
Louisville at VirginiaNov. 7Nov. 14
Air Force at ArmyNov. 7TBD
Tulsa at NavyNov. 7TBD
Washington at CaliforniaNov. 7 Canceled
Louisiana Tech at North TexasNov. 7Dec. 3
UTSA at RiceNov. 7TBD
Charlotte at Middle TennesseeNov. 7TBD
Arizona at UtahNov. 7 Canceled
Air Force at WyomingNov. 14 Canceled
Auburn at Mississippi StateNov. 14Dec. 12
Memphis at NavyNov. 14TBD
Texas A&M at TennesseeNov. 14Dec. 12
Alabama at LSUNov. 14TBD
Louisiana-Monroe at Arkansas StateNov. 14Dec. 5
Missouri at GeorgiaNov. 14TBD
Ohio State at MarylandNov. 14 Canceled
Pitt at Georgia TechNov. 14Dec. 10
Rice at Louisiana TechNov. 14TBD
North Texas at UABNov. 14 Canceled
Coastal Carolina at TroyNov. 14Dec. 12
Gardner-Webb at CharlotteNov. 14 Canceled
Cal at Arizona StateNov. 14 Canceled
Utah at UCLANov. 14 Canceled
Ohio at Miami (OH)Nov. 17 Canceled
Utah State at WyomingNov. 19Canceled
UAB at UTEPNov. 20 Canceled
Arizona State at ColoradoNov. 21 Canceled
Ole Miss at Texas A&MNov. 21TBD
Louisiana-Monroe at Louisiana TechNov. 21 Canceled
Georgia Tech at MiamiNov. 21Dec. 19
Charlotte at Marshall Nov. 21 Canceled
Wake Forest at DukeNov. 21 Canceled
Houston at SMUNov. 21Dec. 12/TBD
Navy at South FloridaNov. 21TBD
Central Arkansas at LouisianaNov. 21 Canceled
UNLV at Colorado StateNov. 21  Canceled 
Texas at KansasNov. 21Dec. 12
Michigan State at MarylandNov. 21 Canceled
San Jose State at Fresno StateNov. 21 Canceled
Washington State at StanfordNov. 21 Canceled
Clemson at Florida StateNov. 21TBD
Colorado State at Air ForceNov. 26 Canceled
Louisville at Boston CollegeNov. 27Nov. 28
San Diego State at Fresno StateNov. 27 Canceled
Washington at Washington StateNov. 27 Canceled
Miami at Wake ForestNov. 28Dec. 5
Louisiana Tech at FIUNov. 28Canceled
Arkansas at MissouriNov. 28TBD
Tennessee at VanderbiltNov. 28TBD
Southern Miss at UABNov. 28 Canceled
Tulsa at HoustonNov. 28TBD
Minnesota at WisconsinNov. 28TBD
Utah at Arizona StateNov. 28 Canceled
Cincinnati at TempleNov. 28 Canceled
Oklahoma at West VirginiaNov. 28Dec. 12
Colorado at USC
San Diego State at Colorado
Nov. 28 Canceled
Wake Forest at LouisvilleDec. 5Dec. 19
Western Carolina at North CarolinaDec. 11Dec. 5

* Baylor can only make up one nonconference game due to league scheduling rules.