Big Ten presidents meet -- Could fall football return?
Could Michigan State University and the University of Michigan play football this season? The presidents of the Big Ten met Sunday to get updates on testing and medical information to possibly reverse a decision that canceled the season. A lot of college football fans have their fingers crossed hearing about the serious possibility of having their sports back. “It’s not a surprise to me," said Sam Webb. “If you hear word of the Big Ten presidents and chancellors agreeing to start the season, what they are also saying is they got their hands on some rapid testing,” Webb said.
UM President: No football season unless on-campus classes resume
ANN ARBOR, Mich. College football Saturday at the Big House is a maize and blue tradition but -- like so many other things -- it may not happen this year because of the coronavirus. University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel said if students cant return for on-campus classes, there wont be a football season. There are all kinds of things wrapped up in the football season taking place that make it not just be a trivial thing. If theres no football in the fall, there are serious financial repercussions, emotional." I dont think that he was saying that there isnt going to be any football, Webb said.