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The Holiday Bowl has reportedly become the latest bowl to get canceled due to COVID-19 cases.

After Fox Sports reported Tuesday afternoon that UCLA would be unable to play NC State because of a lack of defensive linemen, UCLA confirmed that it wouldn’t be able to participate in the game set to kick off at 8 p.m. ET. 

The Holiday Bowl was set to be played at Petco Park because there is no major football stadium in San Diego. San Diego State has been playing home games in Carson, California. And Petco Park looked good ahead of kickoff.

The Holiday Bowl becomes the fifth bowl to get canceled due to COVID-19 cases. The Arizona Bowl, Fenway Bowl, Hawaii Bowl, and Military Bowl have also been canceled so far while the Gator Bowl and Sun Bowl each had to find new teams to replace teams that couldn’t play. 

The Hawaii Bowl was the first bowl canceled due to the surge in COVID-19 cases because of the Omicron variant and it was canceled a day before it was scheduled to be played. The Holiday Bowl is the first game of bowl season to get canceled on the same day it was set to kick off. 

The Arizona Bowl was canceled on Monday after Boise State was unable to play because of COVID-19 cases. Central Michigan then moved from the Arizona Bowl to the Sun Bowl to replace Miami after the Hurricanes had to back out due to COVID-19 cases. CMU will play Washington State on Friday. 

The Gator Bowl was the first bowl game to need a replacement team. Texas A&M backed out of the game last week and was replaced by Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights are playing Wake Forest on Friday. 

With the Holiday Bowl’s cancellation, NC State finishes the season at 9-3 and UCLA finishes the season at 8-4. The game was also canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.