LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Hunter Yurachek, vice chancellor and director of athletics at the University of Arkansas, told the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees at their virtual meeting on Monday officials are planning on starting Razorback football on September 5.

According to Yurachek, the goal would be to have practice start on July 15th. They are also hoping to open up the facilities on campus for student-athletes on June 1st.

Yurachek stressed everything officials looked at- from disinfecting the stadium, ensuring social distance with fans to having employees wear personal protective equipment.

The athletic director added officials have time to make these decisions with football season still several months out.

Yurachek sent out a Tweet on Monday afternoon clarifying his comments to the Board of Trustees.