High-level conference meetings are planned for this week throughout the university football scene with the planned resolution to postpone the autumn sports until 2021, according to various sources. Illustrated sport.
“It has reached a critical state,” a conference commissioner said Illustrated sport Sunday, after a conference with classmates. “I think we will all meet our advice in the coming days. We have work to do to make this fun.”
Dominoes began to fall seriously on Saturday when the Mid-American Conference postponed fall sports. The Big Ten followed with an announcement that was stopping their scheduled progression to full-pad football practices. A well-located source said I Saturday, “I think on the weekend fall sports will be postponed to all conferences.”;
Even this schedule can be accelerated. Sources explained I On Sunday, the Big Ten is moving towards the decision to cancel the fall 2020 season, while also participating in other Power 5 conferences on a uniform decision to be announced over the weekend. An Ohio state spokesman confirmed to Athletic that the ten senior presidents will meet Sunday night.
A group of five league representatives were simultaneously referring to their own calendars, a source said.
Each Pac-12 and Big 12 have calls with league presidents on Tuesday night that could present the first planned opportunity for the Power 5 leagues to formally vote for the postponement. But other calls could be scheduled earlier.
“In the next 72 hours, college football will come to a complete halt,” an industry source said.