SEC: Tennessee vs. Texas A&M game has been postponed due to COVID-19; game tentatively rescheduled for Dec. 12

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FILE – In this Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt watches during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, in Knoxville, Tenn. The third-year coach is embracing the virtual time he gets to work with his players following the go-ahead from the Southeastern Conference. He’s also using social media to stay in touch with his current recruiting class and watching videos shot by his Vols of their personal workouts. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Southeastern Conference Monday afternoon tweeted out that the football game between Tennessee and Texas A&M has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases.

The game was set to be played on Saturday, November 14 at 3:30 p.m.

The University of Tennessee released shortly after the announcement that the game has been tentatively rescheduled for December 12 in Knoxville.

“We appreciate Texas A&M’s communication this week,” Tennessee Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer said. “Our football program continued with its traditional game-week preparation as we awaited a decision on the status of Saturday’s game. We received confirmation of the game’s postponement this afternoon, and we will share pertinent updates with ticket holders via email and social media as developments occur.”

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The University of Tennessee says that the conference’s COVID-19 management requirements are available to review on SECSports.com (PDF).

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