Saturday's college football game between the
Both programs and the
They do not have a common open date to reschedule. LSU had offered to host the game.
“We had a very productive phone call today with a great spirit of cooperation between the universities’ presidents and athletics directors and it became clear that the
“The timing of this storm on a Friday and the uncertainly of its aftermath in the ensuing days make it particularly difficult to project the conditions for the remainder of the weekend as well as the opportunity for travel of teams and fans to or from Gainesville and other cities in Florida. I am appreciative of the cooperation of our universities on this matter.”
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said the SEC made the final call on postponing the game.
“I know there will be a lot of opinions about how we came to this conclusion and when we came to the conclusion, but this is the right decision,” Foley said.