Virginia Tech Opener Vs. Virginia Postponed Again

ACC football game postponed due to COVID-19 positive tests

The game, to be played at Scott Stadium, will be the season opener for the Cavaliers following the announcement earlier today that UVA's September 19 game at Virginia Tech was postponed.

A press release from Tech cited the reason for the move being "COVID-19 issues at Virginia Tech", without elaborating any specifics on what the issues might be.

"These are very challenging times". Babcock informed UVa athletic director Carla Williams, then broke the news to the players, with their parents invited to watch remotely, in a Saturday morning meeting ahead of a formal announcement. "With so much uncertainty, flexibility in scheduling becomes incredibly important".

Reigning Coastal Division champion Virginia is set to open its season at Clemson on October 3 now. I know both teams and both fan bases were looking forward to opening the season next weekend.


Following the news Saturday morning that Virginia's season-opening football game at Virginia Tech on September 19 would be postponed due to Covid-19 issues with the Hokies' football team, the Cavaliers will now face Duke in the opener on September 26 in Charlottesville. Both teams previously had an open date on their schedules for that weekend.

UVA and Tech officials are working With the ACC to reschedule that game later in the season.

It's not clear what prompted the postponement but Virginia Tech announced that all football practices will be canceled for the next four days.

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