That is the main difference between the Big Ten and Pac-12's decision and the ACC, SEC and Big XII's move towards playing college football this fall. He used every question to hammer home the importance of having two seasons in 2021, with a spring - or winter - season that starts in January.
"Although athletic competition will be paused for some time, I am confident that our student-athletes remain committed to achieving greatness in the classroom and leaving a lasting impact on their communities", said Rutgers Athletics Director Pat Hobbs, according to a letter. Other coaches are more optimistic. "It was postponed. That means, hopefully, we're going to play in the spring or sometime after the first of the calendar year".
The spring calendar already features more sports than the fall so cramming still more in, including FCS football, will create logistical challenges.
College football players across the country, led by Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, flooded social media with calls to play the season. The conference released the schedule for the upcoming season earlier today.
"Regardless of what happens, the National Football League draft is going to be next spring".
Nebraska is standing down when it comes to wandering eyes for a football season.
NFL "closely monitoring" college football developments
Two seasons within one year have a detrimental effect on the athletes who aren't five-star prospects. The NFL informed teams in early July that it was canceling this year's supplemental draft.
There are issues with maintenance and staffing. I hope something can be worked out that the Big Ten could come back.
The Owls finished with a 7-10 overall record and 2-5 record in The Big East conference games last season.
Now, Portland State joins the state's other Division I schools - the Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers and the Portland Pilots - in not having a fall sports season.
Desmond Howard, the former Michigan Wolverines star who won the Heisman Trophy in 1991, said during ESPN's "Get Up" on Wednesday that Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost among other Nebraska officials owe Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren an apology. There is also uncertainty about future eligibility for current seniors, prompting a public statement from the IU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
The Sooners take on the Bears on September 12, and will have a bye week before taking on their Big 12 opponents. Michigan and Ohio State were both in the top five, with Penn State, Nebraska, Iowa, Michigan State and Wisconsin all included on the Forbes list of the 25 most valuable college football teams a year ago.