|BYU-SDSU football game postponed until Dec. 1 due to fires|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 23 October 2007 14:55|
``There is a far greater priority than sporting events in the San Diego area at this time,'' Mountain West Conference commissioner Craig Thompson said in a statement. ``The focus should be on emergency response and resources, and getting the community back on its feet. Our thoughts are with our colleagues at San Diego State University, as well as everyone who has been affected by this disaster.''
Other factors that led to the decision were air quality, fan safety and transportation considerations.
The NFL's Chargers are scheduled to play the Houston Texans on Sunday afternoon at Qualcomm Stadium. The NFL and the team are discussing what to do about that game.