Florida expected to make a decision Monday on the start of the 2020 high school football season

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The 2020 Florida high school football season is scheduled to start July 27. On Monday, the Florida High School Athletic Association Board of Directors will hold a special meeting to decide if the upcoming season will start on-time.

Over the last month, a FHSAA’s COVID-19 Task Force has held three meetings where different proposals have been put forth. To say that one proposal is better than the other is in the eye of the beholder.

Right now twelve states have “officially” pushed back the start of the upcoming season and it’s likely that Florida could do the same.

Read: 12 States push back 2020 high school football

Also on Monday, the California Interscholastic Federation will announce its new 2020-21 schedule, which will probably including the moving of football into January or February.

Read: California possibly moving high school football to 2021

It’s also rumored that the University Interscholastic League, the largest high school sports governing body in the Lone Star State could make a decision on Monday.

Read: COVID-19 and high school football in all 50 states

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