The Big Ten is BACK, with the first games scheduled for the weekend of October 23-24:
The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) adopted significant medical protocols and has voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of October 23-24, 2020: https://t.co/b5yHShGb1D
— Big Ten Conference (@bigten) September 16, 2020
The decision was unanimous:
In its new release, the Big Ten said the vote by the Council of Presidents and Chancellors to restart a football season was unanimous.
— Joey Kaufman (@joeyrkaufman) September 16, 2020
And they’re hoping for an 8-game season:
Big Ten reverses course, will allow football in 2020; eight-game season to begin in October https://t.co/c3o3GMHtSi
— Randy Ludlow (@RandyLudlow) September 16, 2020
Thank you, President Trump?
Had a very productive conversation with Kevin Warren, Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, about immediately starting up Big Ten football. Would be good (great!) for everyone – Players, Fans, Country. On the one yard line!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 1, 2020
Now, all eyes on the Pac 12:
— Evan Schreiber (@SchreiberEvan) September 16, 2020