Tulsa football snubbed again as Houston postpones game due to COVID-19

Tulsa football snubbed again as Houston postpones game due to COVID-19

TULSA, Okla. — The University of Tulsa will have to wait longer to play Houston on the football field after Saturday’s game was postponed.

The American Athletic Conference announced the change Tuesday, citing positive COVID-19 cases and contract tracing results at the University of Houston.

The game can be rescheduled for Dec. 19 is neither team is playing in the AAC Championship game.

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“Again, I’m disappointed for our student-athletes who have worked extremely hard in their preparations this fall, whether the game was played or not,” said Tulsa’s Director of Athletics Rick Dickson.

“Our young men have continued to answer the bell to physically put themselves in the right spot to play each week. We wish the student-athletes and coaches at UH a speedy recovery.”

This is the seventh time that a TU game has been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, including two cancellations before the season and five in-season postponements.

No. 24 Tulsa and Navy are still scheduled to play Dec. 5 before their final scheduled game at home against the No. 7 Cincinnati Bearcats on Dec. 12.