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Not So Fast My Friend: Is Big Ten Football Still in Play?

Penn State’s prospect of a 2020 season may still be alive.

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic - Memphis v Penn State Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The impending cancellation of the Big Ten season was widely reported earlier today, initially being reported by the Detroit Free Press. However, it appears that there may be some hope for a 2020 season after all.

Kirk Herbstreit himself has gone on record that the Big Ten is still exploring options:

What does this mean, exactly? A delay of a few weeks? A mid-October start? Or even the much-discussed spring season? Herbstreit followed it up with a statement that made it clear — no one really knows what to expect, and if college football is even a possibility:

Elsewhere, it appears Ohio State president Kristina Johnson did not vote to cancel the season as initially reported. According to the aforementioned report on freep, Iowa and Nebraska were the lone dissenters in cancelling the season.

We will do our best to keep you updated in what looks to be a topsy-turvy few days ahead. Welcome to 2020, where a constant sense of uncertainty is the new norm.