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OFFICIAL: Miami-Florida State game to be played as scheduled

An announcement from UM AD Blake James clarifies the situation.

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Original Article

There had been much conjecture as to whether Miami and Florida State would play their rivalry game on Saturday night as scheduled. On Friday afternoon, University of Miami Athletic Director offered clarity via this statement.

As the tweet says, further details — such as opening times for gates and parking lots for tailgaiting — will be coming. We will update this piece with those details, as they become available.

But, as of now, the game is officially on as scheduled.


Several details about the game were quickly known. Here they are, as per Christy Cabrera-Chirinos of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. And, full disclosure, other journalists reported this same information.

That last point is one with which people are sure to take umbrage. OH WELL.


As I published Update 1, the University of Miami released this information, confirming the above reports

More as it is available.