The news that Big Ten college football fans everywhere have been waiting for will be announced tomorrow morning.
According to sources, the 2020 Big Ten – which had canceled all non-conference games thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic – will be releasing the 2020 schedule tomorrow at 8:30 EST, with the expectation of a 10-game slate:
According to Chicago Tribune writer Teddy Greenstein, the schedule won’t be frontloaded with divisional games:
The news comes on the heels of the Northwestern Wildcats becoming the 5th Big Ten team to have paused their team workouts thanks to the COVID-19 spread at some point.
Northwestern pauses team workouts after positive COVID-19 test
A player for the Northwestern Wildcats football team has tested positive for COVID-19, and the school has made the decision to pause team workouts.
Northwestern is now the 5th Big Ten program to have paused their workouts at some point, along with Indiana, Ohio State, Rutgers, Maryland and Michigan State.
Per a team spokesperson:
“Northwestern football has paused workouts, out of an abundance of caution, following a positive COVID-19 test result,”
Workouts will not resume until Wednesday at the earliest; the team last worked out Friday.