Start of Louisiana’s high school football season delayed until Oct. 8-10

Start of Louisiana’s high school football season delayed until Oct. 8-10
Prep football is set to kickoff in October.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The LHSAA football regular season is tentatively set to kick off on Oct. 8-10 a source tells FOX 8 Sports.

The LHSAA is planning for an eight-game regular season. The worst-case scenario for the LHSAA is a six-game regular season. The playoffs will be extended possibly until late December.

LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine discusses start of high school football being delayed until Oct. 8, 2020

The season was originally scheduled to start the week of Sept. 3-5.

The LHSAA needs to get to Phase 3 in order to start the prep football season. Governor John Bel Edwards said the state will continue with Phase 2 until at least Aug. 28.

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