The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools updates its high school football plans by expanding regular season

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The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools is making changes to its 2020 high school football schedule.

On Thursday, TAPPS expanded the regular season from the previously announced six games to eight contests. The regular season will start one week earlier on September 24 and will end one week later on November 14.

Read: Original TAPPS plan for 2020

The change also moves the TAPPS state championship games back a week to December 10 through December 13.

Read: States that have moved back the 2020 season

Football practice will now be allowed to start September 7 with practice in full pads beginning September 11

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

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