Covid-19 Outbreak On USC's Football Team Cancels Saturday's Game Against Colorado

Clay Helton

A team must have at least 53 scholarship players available, including at least seven offensive linemen, one quarterback and four defensive linemen.

The player, who was not publicly identified, traveled with the team to Utah for Saturday's 33-17 victory over the Utes and had tested negative within 36 hours of travel and again on game day, according to a USC statement.

On Thursday, Pac-12 made the announcement that the game will be declared a no-contest, USA Today reports.

Colorado was initially scheduled to play USC this weekend, but positive COVID-19 cases within the Trojans' program forced the game to be canceled.

Two USC players tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this week, and five others were quarantined. "I applaud their discipline and sacrifice in doing so".

Shortly after the cancellation of the USC-Colorado game, Colorado announced it would play host to San Diego State Saturday in Boulder, Colorado.

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"It is unfortunate that our game at Southern California had to be canceled, but as we all continue to maintain, the most important concern we all have is the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches and staff", Colorado athletic director Rick George said.

USC is scheduled to host Washington State at 9 p.m. EST on December 4 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

It's been a war of COVID attrition in the Pac-12.

"The game, slated for Saturday, Nov. 28, was canceled due to "... The game will be televised by the Pac-12 Network at 5:00pm ET. San Diego State also had its scheduled Week 13 game against Fresno State - planned for Friday - canceled because Fresno State had COVID-19 related issues within its football program.

The Pac-12 announced November 19 that its CEO Group approved non-conference games, reversing a previous decision.

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