TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT / KSVT) – In a college football season of cancellations and postponements, the Boise State Broncos are joining the list of teams that have games stolen. The Broncos game against San Jose State Saturday was canceled due to COVID-19 issues in the Boise State Program.
Saturday was supposed to be Senior’s Day for the Broncos. The matchup against an undefeated state of San Jose would be an important conference matchup as the short Mountain West season approached.
Due to the upward trend in COVID-19 cases and contact tracing under the Boise State program, the Broncos will not be able to play the game against San Jose State on November 28th.
Therefore, the MW stops the game and declares it uncompetitive. There are no plans to make a new appointment. pic.twitter.com/E0HGcKtwn4
– Mountain West (@MountainWest) November 28, 2020
This is the second straight week that the state of San Jose has been canceled due to a COVID-19 issue.
Boise State Interim Athletic Director Bob Carney made the following statement: “Due to a delay in the lab, our results from Thursday’s testing didn’t come back until yesterday, which meant our staff was doing late night contact tracing. In these circumstances, and with a limited number within certain position groups, our coaches, administration and medical staff met this morning and determined that it was not in the best interests of the safety and wellbeing of our student athletes to play today’s game. I am disappointed with the student athletes, coaches and fans in both Boise and San Jose states and I hope the Broncos can get back on the field next week against UNLV. “
Statement by Bob Carney, Interim Athletic Director: pic.twitter.com/zcmHWJEsjW
– Boise State Football (@BroncoSportsFB) November 28, 2020
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