Mountain West Conference commissioner gives update on football season

Craig Thompson, Commissioner of the Mountain West Conference released a brief statement Wednesday regarding the ongoing discussions about fall sports, including football.

Earlier this week the Big Ten Conference announced a plan for their school’s to return to football, prompting many other conferences to deliver updates.

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The start of the 2020 Mountain West football season was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Wyoming was scheduled to host a week 3 game versus Utah this Saturday.

Thompson’s comments are below in bold;

Multiple subgroups within the Conference are working daily on solutions to the existing challenges in order to facilitate a return to play for Mountain West football, and other Conference sport programs, at the earliest possible opportunity.  This includes finalizing a plan for frequent, rapid response testing and continuing to monitor the status of public health directives in our MW states and communities.

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Craig Thompson, Commissioner of the Mountain West Conference released a brief statement Wednesday regarding the ongoing discussions about fall sports, including football.

Earlier this week the Big Ten Conference announced a plan for their school’s to return to football, prompting many other conferences to deliver updates.

Advertisement

The start of the 2020 Mountain West football season was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Wyoming was scheduled to host a week 3 game versus Utah this Saturday.

Thompson’s comments are below in bold;

Multiple subgroups within the Conference are working daily on solutions to the existing challenges in order to facilitate a return to play for Mountain West football, and other Conference sport programs, at the earliest possible opportunity.  This includes finalizing a plan for frequent, rapid response testing and continuing to monitor the status of public health directives in our MW states and communities.

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