ALL great news today. NCAA just wants a 6 week practice schedule before season starts. Look for the season to start around the same time as the NFL. Good
Clemson head coach and Dabo Swinney and Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy received criticism when they advocated for getting the players back on campus sooner rather than later.
However, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby made it clear when discussing the situation with Vice President Mike Pence that football players wouldn't be back until campuses were cleared for the entire student population.
"Our message was, we need to get universities and colleges back open, that we were education-based programs, and we weren't going to have sports until we had something closer to normal college going on," Bowlsby said, per CBSSports.com's Dennis Dodd.
McMurphy attempted to gauge the attitudes of all 130 FBS athletic directors about the fate of the 2020 season. Of the 114 ADs who responded, 99 percent said they expect to see a season. However, 61 percent are expecting the start to get pushed back to October or November, while 14 percent believe the campaign could be delayed.