​Big Ten Reverses Course, Approves Fall Football in October

​Big Ten Reverses Course, Approves Fall Football in October Click to Enlarge

(MNN) -- There will be Minnesota Golden Gopher football games at T-C-F Bank Stadium this fall after all.

The Big Ten Conference announced its "return to play" plan today (Wednesday). T he 2020 season is set to kick off the weekend of October 23rd and 24th and each team will play eight games.

Big Ten university presidents and chancellors came to the decision after several days of mulling over fall sports amid COVID-19 spikes at colleges around the country.

Mandatory daily testing of athletes is scheduled to start by September 30th.

The Big Ten postponed its fall sports season in mid-August due to concerns about pandemic.

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