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AAC Announces Football COVID-19 Testing Protocols

Cincinnati opens on September 3rd versus Austin Peay

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 23 Temple at Cincinnati Photo by Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The American Athletic Conference announced its plans yesterday for testing football players in advance of all games this season.

All participants will be tested 72 hours before kickoff each week.

AAC commissioner Mike Aresco also announced that guidelines for the other fall sports are forthcoming.

Cincinnati opens its football schedule this fall on Thursday September 3rd, playing host to Austin Peay at Nippert Stadium.

Check back with Down the Drive for full coverage of the Bearcats 2020 football season.