COVID-19 issues at Ohio State lead to discussions about postponing CFP National Championship

January 5, 2021

No. 3 Ohio State is dealing with COVID-19 issues that could cause the College Football Playoff National Championship against No. 1 Alabama to be postponed. Ohio State has reportedly has notified parties involved in the title game that it could be without an entire position group due to positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. As such, discussions are ongoing about potentially pushing the game, first reported Tuesday.

The CFP National Championship remains scheduled for Monday, Jan. 11 at this time. CFP executive director Bill Hancock announced last week that the provisional makeup date for the title game at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, is Monday, Jan. 18. Hancock did not return a request for comment about whether the game will be postponed


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