Next month’s Georgia Tech at Miami game has been rescheduled because of Hurricane Irma.
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Saturday night that Tech’s Thursday, Oct. 12 game at Miami has been moved to Saturday, Oct. 14.
The rescheduling came as a result of the ACC’s scheduling parameter requiring teams playing on Thursday night to have equal or full rest.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who is feeling the effects of Hurricane Irma,” said ACC Commissioner John Swofford. “As important as football is to all of us, these kinds of events provide perspective when you’re talking about life-threatening events and the aftermath ramifications.
“It quickly became clear that it was in the best interest of our players, coaches and fans to reschedule next week’s Miami at Florida State game. Typically, it’s not easy to reschedule games, but in this instance, there was a clear path to adjust quickly and effectively.
“I appreciate the leadership at our schools and with our television partners as this process was seamless, and we were able to adjust in as fair a way as possible.”