It’s been quite a week, y’all. In just a few hours, the entire college football world was turned on its head. News broke that the Big Ten would be canceling their fall schedule, quickly followed by players announcing plans to form a football players association. The Big Ten and the Pac 12 have officially canceled their 2020 football seasons, while the SEC, Big 12 and ACC (God bless ‘em), continue to push forward to try to play football this fall. But we all know that is far from a sure thing. All we can do is hope that it’s possible while ensuring the health and safety of the players and staff (well, as safe and healthy as you can realistically be playing Division I college football).
As the Power Five conferences try and figure out their plans, fans were asked what they think will happen to the 2020 season. According to SB Nation’s Reacts results, more than 80 percent of fans think the entire college football season will be canceled or postponed.
No more than ever, player safety is at the forefront of collegiate athletics, and this has coincided with manly players realizing they have a voice, and perhaps more power in this process than they previously thought. Players continue their push to create some form of a union, and roughly two-thirds of fans said they would support a college football players association. Although some would only do so if it meant games were played this season.
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