2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
2nd in Big Ten - East
McFarland: Big Ten avoiding liability by postponing fall football season (1:08)
Franklin exhausting all options for Penn State's football season (1:33)
Virus-related heart condition fuels concern about college sports (0:37)
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2dMark Schlabach

Frost: Nebraska prepared to play outside Big Ten

Nebraska coach Scott Frost said Monday that the Cornhuskers are prepared to play this upcoming football season, even if it's outside the Big Ten, saying, "I think we're prepared to look at any and all options."


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).

Takeaways from Big Ten schedule release (2:08)
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7dAdam 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.

Are conference-only games the right call for the Big Ten? (2:31)
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34dHeather 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.

Penn State AD calls spring football a 'last resort' (1:23)
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42dHeather Dinich

Penn St. AD: Spring football season is 'last resort'

Penn State AD Sandy Barbour said that talks of potentially playing college football in the spring began as early as March but that the idea is largely seen as a "last resort" because of the effect it would have on the 2021 season.


CFB Pod: James Franklin on his family living in Florida, transparency, Micah Parsons

Penn State head coach James Franklin joins Kevin Negandhi and David Pollack to discuss his decision to leave his family in Florida during the college football season, being transparent with players and parents, supporting athletes who take their issues public, Micah Parsons and his on the field outlook for the 2020 season (14:52). Plus, Kevin and David catch-up and talk about the high number of COVID-19 positives among college football teams returning to campus (00:00).

Team Stats

Passing Yards221.376th
Rushing Yards190.636th
Points For35.863rd
Points Against14.1124th