The SEC's plan to play football in the fall remains the same according to Alabama AD Greg Byrne
This week, the Big Ten and the Pac-12 may have shut the door on playing football this fall but the Southeastern Conference is cautiously pushing forward with plans to play its 10-game, conference-only schedule.
That’s the latest from Alabama AD Greg Byrne, who met with the media on Thursday during a Zoom teleconference.
Training camps are set to begin on Monday with the first games of the season set to take place on Saturday, Sept. 26.
“Our goal is to play this fall right now. We’ve adjusted a lot since March, and we’ll continue to evolve and adjust as necessary,” Byrne said on the call.
Interestingly, Byrne did acknowledge that the SEC has briefly discussed the possibility of playing in the spring but nothing of significance, according to the Alabama AD.
The good news didn’t end there, either, as Byrne noted the Crimson Tide has not had any student-athletes diagnosed with myocarditis.
That’s a key issue many are pointed toward when it comes to the Big Ten and the Pac-12 canceled their fall seasons and one the SEC, ACC and Big 12 continue to monitor.
At this rate, the upcoming college football season may be a day-to-day proposition for the SEC but so far this week, the news has been positive when it comes to the fate of fall football.