The SWAC announced it will begin its spring football season on Feb. 27, with a plan to play the conference championship game on May 1.
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The SWAC has joined other conferences in postponing fall sports, but it is the first to announce specific plans to move football to the spring, including a six-game conference schedule with games beginning in late February or early March.
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