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Michigan State linebacker Marcel Lewis and offensive lineman Justin Stevens announced Saturday that they are opting out of the upcoming football season.
- MSU LB Lewis, OL Stevens opting out of season
- Michigan State DE Panasiuk opts out of season
- Big Ten players follow Pac-12, form unity group
- Big Ten to start Sept. 3; Michigan-OSU on Oct. 24
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).
Michigan State defensive end Jacub Panasiuk announced on Wednesday that he will redshirt the upcoming season due to coronavirus concerns.
Following the lead of their peers in the Pac-12, Big Ten players have formed a unity group to address athlete concerns.
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.
Coaches at Penn State and Wake Forest are self-isolating from at-risk family members because of the risk of catching coronavirus, while players and coaches with underlying health issues must put faith in a system that will keep them safe on campus.
Michigan State says 16 athletes and four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 in the school's latest round of testing.
Michigan State's entire football team will quarantine for 14 days after a second staff member and one athlete tested positive for COVID-19.
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.
Big Ten athletic directors and presidents have decided on moving to a conference-only model for all fall sports, including football.
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