It’s official: Big Ten football to begin season in October

Big Ten football is less than a month away, the league making an official announcement on Wednesday morning.

The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of October 23-24, 2020, per the release. The league plans an eight-game schedule with no bye weeks.

Bill Hancock, the executive director of the College Football Playoff, told DawgNation before the season started his panel would be prepared for the ups and downs of the season.

“I think everybody needs to realize that this will not be a normal season for college football,” Hancock told DawgNation in an exclusive interview. "How could it be? It’s not a normal word. Abnormal in what ways? We just don’t know yet.




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