The COVID-19 pandemic has already resulted in the cancellation of several bowl games, and Brett McMurphy of the Stadium reports that four more have now been canceled. McMurphy reports that three bowls have been canceled and the decision for that fourth falls on one of two

“There will be 4 bowl cancellations,” @stadium sources said, “McMurphy tweeted Sunday afternoon,” Military Guaranteed Rate & Independence bowls are the first three bowl cancellations, either from the Armed Forces or the Birmingham Bowl”” It was later announced that the number 1 Birmingham Bowl had been canceled. 24 Tulsa and Mississippi State are playing in the Armed Forces Bowl

Initially, the planning changes COVID-19 made for the 2020 season meant that the bowl games would begin before we even knew who was going to be in this year’s College Football Playoffs, which was supposed to be played on December 19, on the day most conferences this year play their championship title games before being canceled on Monday due to COVID-19 issues within the SMU, which were selected to play the game instead, the bowl season now starts on December 21 with the Myrtle Beach Bowl and ends with the Capital One Orange Bowl on Jan 2 before the national title game Jan 11 on the same field at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida What about the playoff semifinals? Alabama will face Notre Dame for the first time since the 2012 BCS National in Dallas, while Clemson and the state of Ohio will have a rematch in New Orleans

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While the traditional six-win eligibility rule has been ditched this season and game week celebrations have been toned down this year, it remains an exciting time of year for players, especially seniors, in search of a game high Note in a goal setting Unfortunately, there won’t be a typical bowl experience this year. Due to COVID-19, the teams will not spend a week in bowl city, and this season’s wear and tear combined with no typical bowl experience has resulted in this that multiple teams have declined invitations to games

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