TEXAS A&M WITHDRAWS PARTICIPATION IN TAXSLAYER GATOR BOWL DUE TO COVID-19 ISSUES
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl received word today that due to an increased number of COVID-19 tests combined with season-ending injuries, the Texas A&M football roster is not in a position to safely participate in this year’s TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game.
“We are disappointed that Texas A&M University and the Aggie fans will be unable to represent the Southeastern Conference in Jacksonville at this year’s TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game. However, the health and safety of the student-athletes, coaches and staff remains our primary concern,” said TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Chairman John Duce.
The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl team has begun to aggressively work with the NCAA, ESPN and conferences to seek a replacement team over the next twenty-four to forty-eight hours.
Once all options have been explored, we’ll share further information pertaining to all facets of the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game.