SCOOBA, Miss. (WTVA) - East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) will not participate in football this fall due to safety challenges by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The college made the announcement Tuesday afternoon.
“The well-being of my players will always come first,” Head Football Coach Buddy Stephens said. “There are too many unknowns to put in front of our players moving forward at this time. We must make this incredibly heart-breaking decision to not participate in the fall 2020 season.”