I have a daughter at FAU, and on their football board it sounds like the Minnesota game being canceled will cost them around $1.2M. This is going to have huge impacts on every non-P5 program, but given how things are going right now hard to believe anybody will be playing football (conference or non-conference) this Fall. The P5 are just trying to hold out hope because of their huge TV contracts in my opinion.
If college football isn't played this fall, how realistic is a spring season? Does the NCAA want football to compete with March madness basketball? Are there enough sponsor dollars and TV contract money to have both in the same season?
I think we are all smart enough to realize the NCAA is about the all mighty dollar, and not student athletes
If some of the other conferences don't go to conference-only, it certainly could pave the way for a bunch of crazy, last minute schedule changes. For all the G5 schools who lost games against the PAC12 and Big 10, they need to fill those games. If the ACC, SEC, and Big 12 don't go to conference-only, they will need to replace those games that were scheduled against the other conferences.
What kind of message is the NCAA trying to send? Seems to me like they are trying to get schools to keep the idea of football alive and entice schools to schedule new games to replace the ones lost. Any Fall football seems kind of like a pipe dream right now, anyway. But odd message in my opinion.
Not that anyone of us knows how this pandemic is going to turn out, nor what the gov't or administrators will do in regards to scheduling over the course of the next month, but...
Our money game is Liberty, and we know how they feel about Reopening the campus (they were open last spring) and how important it is to them to get to a FBS status of respect. They will be the last place to cancel our game with them. Here is hoping we have lawyers. And EKU, which again, is anyone's guess.
But look at that team from Boone, who already have lost now 2 games, with Wisc. and Morgan State, off the schedule. Not lucky at all.
I mean, at the moment, financially and budget wise, we are should consider ourselves lucky. And again, who knows what might happen.
Have to figure the SoCon has to set a deadline, like all the rest of the conferences, and decide, to play now, cancel, or postpone.
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