A day after the Big Ten announced the cancellation of non-conference football games – which led to speculation for other Power 5 Conferences – the Pac 12 Conference followed suit.
The Pac 12 announced Friday that the league would be transitioning to a conference-only football schedule, which officially cancels the slated Oklahoma State season opener vs. Oregon State.
The Big 12 Conference – along with the SEC and ACC – have not made any decisions regarding the fall football schedule, so it’s still possible Oklahoma State could play an opponent – including a Power 5 team – the first week of the season.
The Cowboys are also scheduled to host Tulsa and Western Illinois in the non-conference slate. The American Athletic Conference and Missouri Valley Conference have not yet declared any changes to football scheduling.
According to a report by FOX23 in Tulsa, there is a clause in the contract between the two OSU programs that states the Beavers will still play a game in Stillwater – returning the visit by Oklahoma State to Corvallis, Oregon, last year – at a later date if the one this season gets canceled.