Even though most Special Olympic events have been canceled this year, people at the Special People Using Riding Skills Therapeutic Center in Aberdeen continue to benefit by riding horses. They even had a competition earlier this month. The Aberdeen center is commonly referred to as SPURS.
The FCS championship committee developed the playoff plan and it was backed by the Division I Football Oversight Committee before being considered by the 40-member council. The spring playoff would be decreased from the usual 24 teams.
All 13 conferences postponed their conference schedules due to concerns surrounding COVID-19. Among 127 overall programs, 15 are playing at least one nonconference game this fall, and a few of them don't plan to play in the spring semester. A shorter regular season from late February to mid-April will not allow for many nonconference games.