Following the lead of their peers in the Pac-12, Big Ten players have formed a unity group to address athlete concerns.
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- Big Ten players follow Pac-12, form unity group
- Big Ten to start Sept. 3; Michigan-OSU on Oct. 24
- Illinois' Bonner to sit out over COVID-19 concern
- Big Ten going to conference-only slate this fall
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.
The reason Illinois running back Ra'Von Bonner will sit out the 2020 season is because of concerns about COVID-19, he told the Chicago Tribune.
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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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Andrew Marty ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns while passing for another and Northwestern upset Illinois 29-10 on Saturday.
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Northwestern has had two one-win conference seasons in Pat Fitzgerald's 14 years as head coach. In both, the win came at Illinois in the season finale: 37-34 on 11/30/13 and 29-10 on 11/30/19. The Wildcats have won the last five Land of Lincoln trophy matchups (their longest win streak in the series) & are 10-4 vs. the Illini under Fitzgerald.
Nate Stanley threw for 308 yards and Keith Duncan kicked four field goals to set a new Big Ten single-season mark as No. 19 Iowa shut down Illinois, 19-10, on Saturday.