The Pac-12 detailed its policies for game cancellations and tiebreaker scenarios ahead of the start of its seven-game season.
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We break down the biggest games and matchups from the Pac-12's schedule release, and we pick our champion.
- Pac-12 details plan for cancellations, tiebreakers
- Oregon opens vs. Stanford as Pac-12 shows slate
- Stanford CB Adebo opts out to prep for draft
- Calif. raises outdoor practice limits to 75 players
The Pac-12 schedule will feature two rivalry weekends and open on Nov. 7 with preseason favorite Oregon taking on Stanford.
Stanford cornerback Paulson Adebo is opting out of the 2020 season to prepare for next year's NFL draft.
The football teams for USC, UCLA, Stanford and California will be allowed to practice outdoors in groups as large as 75 after the California Department of Public Health updated its interim guidance for collegiate athletics.
Stanford DE Dylan Boles announced he will enter the transfer portal and leave the program after he graduates at the end of the winter quarter.
The Pac-12 was the lone remaining Power 5 holdout when it came to the 2020 fall season, but that all changed Thursday night when the conference announced a seven-game season beginning Nov. 6.
The Pac-12 announced it will play a seven-game football schedule beginning Nov. 6 following a vote by the conference's CEO group on Thursday.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown told Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott that there are no state restrictions on the conference's ability to resume playing football.
Stanford's Walker Little, who rates among the top six offensive tackles in the country by ESPN's NFL draft analysts, is opting out of the 2020 season, he said.
Will there be two playoffs? How will the bowls work? And can they really give out a Heisman Trophy before the Big Ten and Pac-12 play? Here's what we know as of now.
No, the Big Ten and Pac-12 are not playing college football this fall. (We think.) Yes, their players -- plus those who opted out -- are included here. Why? To give a full sense of what we're missing this season. Let the debates begin.
For all the free-agent fans who won't have a Big Ten or Pac-12 team to root for this fall, we're here to help you out.
The Pac-12, following a decision from the Big Ten, voted to postpone all sports, including football and basketball, through the end of the year.
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).
Bomani Jones dives deeper into his story about the Pac-12 players joining together under the banner #WeAreUnited in looking for safety from COVID-19, including the possibility of a boycott (1:05). He reacts to games officially picking up again for the NBA, shares why the entrance of families into the “bubble” could present some unforeseen yet hilarious issues (26:50) and why he doesn’t have a problem with players choosing to stand for the anthem (35:03). Plus, an IYHH including delays for the Postal Service (47:09) and a #StillInTheLeague NBA re-start edition (58:42). IYHH Stories @JennyJarvie takes you inside “Magic City”, and shares how a strip club operates during a pandemic: https://lat.ms/2Porqjd @MusicMesfin on the release of Beyonce’s “Black Is King”: https://bit.ly/2XrONgh @MatthewDalyWDC on the House panel calling on the new Postal Service chief to explain mail delays: https://bit.ly/3kcrhha