It has been just over a month since the Big Ten canceled their fall football season. This morning, the conference officially announced that they would be returning to action this fall after lengthy discussions.
Sources: The Big Ten is coming back and will begin the weekend of Oct. 24. It'll include daily, rapid testing as a fixture of the plan. A statement from the league is imminent.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) September 16, 2020
According to multiple sources, the Big Ten will begin their season on October 24th. The league will attempt to play eight games in eight weeks to be able to qualify for the College Football Playoff.
The Big Ten will not be releasing a revised football schedule today, according to a source. But we know it will kick off Oct. 23, eight games in eight weeks.
— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) September 16, 2020
The revised schedule will not be released today, per Adam Rittenburg of ESPN. The league will officially kickoff on Friday, October 23rd.
Big Ten will play 8 games & then title game on Dec. 19. Also teams that finish in 2nd-7th place in East & West Divisions will play a 9th game against each other on Dec. 19. 2nd place teams will face off, 3rd place, etc.
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) September 16, 2020
The Big Ten title game will take place on December 19th. Also included in this deal, the league will let those who finished 2nd-7th place compete in a 9th regular season game, per Brett McMurphy.
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