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2020 Schedule
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The CFB Pod: The latest on UConn canceling its season, the new Big Ten schedule, players opting out and the Pac-12 player unity group

Kevin Negandhi spins the wheel of college football news, first with Heather Dinich as they discuss UConn canceling its season, the Big Ten revising its schedule to accommodate teams potentially quarantining, the role of the NCAA Board of Governors and if this is the the start of the Power Five schools breaking off from the NCAA (1:07). Then, Adam Rittenberg joins the podcast to talk about #BigTenUnited, how #BigTenUnited differs from the Pac-12’s player unity group, the potential for more NFL-caliber players to opt out of the season and the Pac-12 planning a loan program to rescue athletic departments if the season doesn’t happen (14:56). Later, Harry Lyles Jr. goes deep on the Pac-12 players’ demands for the conference and the “blueprint” they’ve created (28:00).

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15hAlex Scarborough

Michigan State DE Panasiuk opts out of season

Michigan State defensive end Jacub Panasiuk announced on Wednesday that he will redshirt the upcoming season due to coronavirus concerns.

Takeaways from Big Ten schedule release (2:08)
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19hAdam Rittenberg

Big Ten to start Sept. 3; Michigan-OSU on Oct. 24

The Big Ten football schedule has two bye weeks built in for each team, with the regular season ending Nov. 21 and the conference title game on Dec. 5. There is ample flexibility to account for games that need to be rescheduled.

Why the entire Michigan State football team is in quarantine (0:57)
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13dAdam Rittenberg

Entire MSU football team in 14-day quarantine

Michigan State's entire football team will quarantine for 14 days after a second staff member and one athlete tested positive for COVID-19.

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MSU pauses workouts after staffer tests positive

Michigan State paused football workouts, saying Wednesday night it conducted surveillance COVID-19 testing recently on staff members and athletes and one person received a positive result.

The pros and cons of relegation in college football (2:12)
Are conference-only games the right call for the Big Ten? (2:31)
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28dHeather Dinich and Mark Schlabach

Big Ten going to conference-only slate this fall

Big Ten athletic directors and presidents have decided on moving to a conference-only model for all fall sports, including football.

Big Ten preview: Can anybody challenge Ohio State? (2:02)
If Big Ten football did a Zoom call (1:23)
Kenny Willekes' NFL draft profile (0:42)
Josiah Scott's NFL draft profile (0:55)
David Dowell's 2020 NFL draft profile (0:40)
Brian Lewerke's NFL draft profile (0:53)
Cody White's NFL draft profile (0:56)

Team Stats

Passing Yards244.855th
Rushing Yards127.2112th
Points For24.3218th
Points Against22.7Tied-94th