REPORT: Eight Nebraska Football Players File Lawsuit Against Big Ten Conference
On Thursday morning, a report from Ohama.com stated that eight Nebraska football players have filed a lawsuit against the Big Ten. The players are seeking a reversal of the conference’s decision to postpone the fall sports season. In addition, they hope to gain greater clarity as to how the conference and it’s leaders came to that decision.
Eight parents of #Nebraska football players today filed a lawsuit against the Big Ten Conference. Aiming to declare invalid the league’s decision to postpone fall football season, seeking “nominal damages for breach of contract and tortious interference.”
— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) August 27, 2020
Official courthouse statement:
Eight Cornhusker football players sued The Big 10 in Nebraska state court this morning in Lincoln. Our attorneys are at the Courthouse now.https://t.co/sLzrJZB7AE pic.twitter.com/yExzcWp1kv
— Nebraska Cornhusker Football Parents (@ParentsNebraska) August 27, 2020