The game with Wisconsin is cancelled, But the top ten companies refused. “Data-reactid=”16″> Nebraska tried to quickly arrange a non-conference match on Saturday to replace the cancellation of the match with Wisconsin, but the Big Ten said not.
In a statement to Sports Director Bill Moos and Prime Minister Ronnie Green, Nebraska stated that it did “explore the possibility of holding non-conference games on Saturday” and only “The teams that have implemented a test plan that is stricter than the prescribed test requirements are discussed.” Top Ten”.
ESPN is reporting Chattanooga tested all of its players and staff on Wednesday, all of which returned negative, and conducted another round of testing on Thursday morning. The plan was another round of testing after the Chattanooga party arrived in Lincoln, but the plan was not realized due to the decision of the Big Ten. “Data-reactid=”23″> ESPN reported that Chattanooga tested all of its players and staff on Wednesday, all of which returned negative and another test was conducted on Thursday morning. Round test. The plan was to conduct another test of the Chattanooga party arriving in Lincoln, but the plan was not realized due to the decision of the Big Ten.
The statement said: “If we want to bring non-conference opponents to Lincoln, these details are not negotiable.”
“In Nebraska, we will always make decisions based on the most suitable conditions for student athletes and provide them with the best experience in their college career. So far, the young people in our plan have made a lot of preparations for the football season. And made the necessary sacrifices to play in this unusual environment. As the season has been shortened, we owe student athletes to explore any possible options for this week’s competition.”
Nebraska officials said in a statement that they “respect” the decision of the Big Ten countries not to approve the game.
Nebraska’s statement said: “In the end, the top ten conferences did not approve our request and we respect their decision.” “Starting next week at Northwest Airlines, we are happy to prepare for the rest of the season. “
Mark Wharton told CBS Nebraska “guarantees” payments between US$200,000 and US$250,000 for the game. The FCS program Chattanooga played its first game over the weekend, losing to Western Kentucky 13-10. Chattanooga is a member of the Southern Conference, which will enter the spring on February 20. “Data-reactid=”28″> Chattanooga Sports Director Mark Wharton told CBS that Nebraska “guaranteeed” a payment of $200,000. The revenue from the game reached $250,000, FCS program Chattanooga played its first game over the weekend and lost 13-10 to Western Kentucky. Chattanooga is a member of the Southern League, which moved the season to the spring of February 20th.
Nebraska: The team should be able to add non-professional games
When the ten giants decided to postpone their participation in the 2020 season, it initially arranged a meeting-only format with no goodbye weeks. Disruptions due to COVID-19 are common in other conferences, and the Wisconsin-Nebraska cancellation conference is the first country to enter the top ten cities. Wisconsin said Wednesday that 12 people in the program, including 6 players and 6 coaches, have tested positive. The team includes head coach Paul Chryst.
Nebraska said in Moos and Green’s statement that it believes the ability to add non-conference games may benefit the “big ten.”
The school’s statement said: “We believe that flexible playing of non-conference games is not only beneficial to Nebraska, but may also be beneficial to the other Big Ten teams, because as the season progresses, their positions will be similar.” If If required, members can play non-conference games, which can provide another data point for college football playoffs and bowling considerations. “
File a lawsuit at the meeting.The court documents related to the lawsuit are Revealed 11-3 votes of Big Ten. Prior to this, the exact tally has not been disclosed publicly. “Data-reactid=”33″> When the Big Ten initially voted to postpone the fall campaign, Nebraska was one of the three schools that opposed the decision (as opposed to Iowa and Ohio State). The university is very outspoken in requesting the possession and even a group of Huskers players to file a lawsuit with the General Assembly. Court documents related to the lawsuit reveal 11-3 votes in the Big Ten.