Oklahoma COVID-19 cases threatened game against Missouri St.
September 13, 2020
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley confirmed after the No. 5 Sooners' opening victory over Missouri State that the game Saturday night had been jeopardy of being postponed or canceled because of the Sooners' COVID-19 cases.
Earlier, the Springfield News-Leader reported that Missouri State President Clif Smart told the school's board of governors that the game had been in doubt.
"It hung in the balance for a little bit, but we were able to do it," Riley said after the 48-0 victory. "Thankfully, we were able to."
Several Oklahoma players were out, including kicker Gabe Brkic...