A major complication involving college football amid the coronavirus pandemic is the lack of standardization among schools and conferences.
The mishmash of policies has cost Presbyterian College its scheduled game in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 12 against Johnson C. Smith.
The Golden Bulls are a member of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), and that conference announced that, due to safety concerns and a rise in coronavirus cases, all fall sports have been suspended by a vote of its Board of Directors and athletics directors.
PC kicks off the 2020 season on Thursday, Sept. 3, with a 6 p.m. start against Morehead State, while the Blue Hose will return home on Sept. 19 for a 7 p.m. start against Virginia-Wise.
A major conference, the PAC-12, announced this week that it was limit its football programs to league games only, and similar moves are being considered in other so-called Power 5 conferences. If officially approved, it would result in cancellation of the Clemson-South Carolina game as well as other major rivalries.