There will be Big Ten Conference football this fall. The league announced Wednesday morning the 2020 season is scheduled to begin the weekend of Oct. 23-24.
The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) adopted significant medical protocols including daily antigen testing, enhanced cardiac screening and an enhanced data-driven approach when making decisions about practice/competition.
According to the league’s release:
“The COP/C voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of October 23-24, 2020. The decision was based on information presented by the Big Ten return to competition task force, a working group that was established by the COP/C and commissioner Kevin Warren to ensure a collaborative and transparent process. [Read more…]