UCF Latest School To Call Off Football In Preparation Of Hurricane Irma

The University of Central Florida is the latest school to cancel this weekend's football game in anticipation ahead of Irma.

UCF was originally set to host Memphis on Saturday in Orlando.  The match-up was first moved up to Friday night, then canceled off altogether.

"Out of an abundance of caution, we agree that the game should not be played on Friday," UCF Vice President and Director of Athletics Danny White and Memphis Athletic Director Tom Bowen said in a joint statement. "We agree with Governor Scott that preparation for Hurricane Irma should be the top priority for the state. While our fans will no doubt be disappointed, we know they understand that safety has to come first." 

Florida State has also canceled tomorrow's game with Louisiana Monroe. Miami, Florida and South Florida's games will not take place either.

FIU's game with Alcorn State - which has been moved to Birmingham, Alabama - is still set for Friday night.

Florida Atlantic's matchup with #9 Wisconsin remains on for Saturday.  FAU's team may stay in Wisconsin.

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