Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer

The Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19.

The announcement by the Big Ten comes six day after the conference that includes programs such as Ohio State, Michigan, Nebraska and Penn State released a revised league-only schedule that it hoped would help it navigate a fall season with potential coronavirus disruptions.

Instead, all fall sports in the BigTen have been called off and a spring season will be explored. And two people involved in the Pac-12's decision told The Associated Press the football season would be postponed until the spring, along with all fall sports.

The Wisconsin Badgers released the following tweet on the news: 

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