Georgia pushes 2020 high school football season back by two weeks

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The Georgia High School Association is pushing back the 2020 high school football season by two weeks. The GHSA voted unanimously in-favor of the delayed start.

Teams will still play a 10-game regular season with games starting on September 4. The GHSA will also use its regular five-week postseason.

The state’s organizing body also voted in favor of allowing conditioning to start on schedule on July 27. On Monday, teams around the state continued summer workouts, but for the first time with helmets.

Read: Georgia allows helmets starting July 20

Georgia is the 14th state to push back the start of the 2020 regular season.

Read: Which states have pushed back the start of the 2020 season?

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