2. The ACC and SEC aren’t stopping … yet
It might have been the key moment of the day to keep the idea of a 2020 college football season going.
The Big Ten chose not to play in the fall because of player safety, and the Pac-12 flat-out said that playing a full contact sport right now wasn’t the right move.
Twitter took the post highlighting an article by the Sports Business Journal and ran with it.
Everyone’s looking for a yes, and ACC medical adviser, Dr. Cameron Wolfe, provided it. Sort of.
In the article, Wolfe goes on to say, “Will it be tough? Yes. Will it be expensive and hard and lots of work? For sure.” He then stressed caution since this is all so unpredictable. That was more than good enough, though, in the court of public opinion.
Most interestingly, the ACC has been the steadiest rock among the Power Five conferences. The SEC is plowing forward, but it’s taking a very, very guarded approach.
It’ll be up to the respective college presidents, but commissioner Greg Sankey continued to preach patience and research. He’s taking this slow, and he’s taking everything day-by-day.
So then …