Presidents in the Big Ten conference met this morning to discuss and make a final decision on the 2020 football season this Fall. After meeting, the Conference Presidents voted to cancel the season this Fall in hopes of playing in the Spring.
Peter Thamel of Yahoo Sports was the first to report the news.
Sources: Big Ten is announcing that the fall is cancelled. League will attempt to play in the spring.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) August 11, 2020
The Big Ten is the first of the Power 5 to cancel the fall football season.
Big Ten becomes 1st Power 5 league to cancel fall football season, sources told @Stadium. 1st reported by Yahoo. Now 41 of 130 FBS programs will not play in fall, pending decision by Pac-12 today
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) August 11, 2020
The Pac-12 is reportedly still meeting and will come out with a decision of their own soon.
Pac-12 CEO Group still in its meeting, per conference source.
Expect an official announcement on the fall football season around 1p PT. Multiple Pac-12 universities are preparing statements.
— John Canzano (@johncanzanobft) August 11, 2020