Originally posted on Sportsnaut | By Matt Johnson | Last updated 9/2/20
When the Big Ten canceled its 2020 college football season for the fall, players, fans and even President Donald Trump revolted against one of the biggest Power 5 conferences in college sports. It sounds like those efforts to bring back Big Ten football might have paid off.
The Ohio State Buckeyes would be one of the biggest programs impacted by a suspended football season. The Buckeyes entered the year with one of their most talented rosters ever and were a favorite to make the College Football Playoff. Suddenly, everything then unraveled when conference officials suddenly canceled the 2020 season.
Fortunately, the tide seems to be shifting in the Big Ten with Ohio State’s president offering hope for football fans across the country.
Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren took part in a phone call with President Trump on Tuesday, per ESPN. It was a step toward bringing college football back this fall, with Warren outlining what the conference needs for student-athletes to return and Trump making it clear football needs to return as soon as possible.
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