15 states, plus Washington D.C. have moved high school football to 2021

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With several states still considering whether or not to move high school football to next year, right now, there are fifteen states, plus Washington, D.C., who will be playing in 2021.

Below are the states that have moved the sport to next year with the regular start date, if one has been set.

State – Proposed State Date

California – January 8, 2021

Colorado – March 4, 2021

Hawaii – January 2021

Illinois – February 15, 2021 (practice)

Maryland – To Be Determined

Massachusetts – February 22 (practice)

Michigan – To Be Determined

Minnesota – To Be Determined

Nevada – March 5, 2021

New Mexico – March 11, 2021

North Carolina – February 26, 2021

Oregon – March 16, 2021

Virginia – March 1, 2021

Washington – March 1, 2021

Washington, D.C. – March 2021

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.