Big Ten Announces October Return Of College Football

College football games could start back up as soon as the weekend of Oct. 23.

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In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, the Big Ten logo is displayed on the field before an NCAA college football game between Iowa and Miami of Ohio in Iowa City, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall / AP Photo
Big Ten Football
In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, the Big Ten logo is displayed on the field before an NCAA college football game between Iowa and Miami of Ohio in Iowa City, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall / AP Photo

Big Ten Announces October Return Of College Football

College football games could start back up as soon as the weekend of Oct. 23.

On Aug. 11, the Big Ten Conference announced that there would be no football this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic.On Wednesday, the Big Ten reversed their decision and announced its plan to resume college football by late October.

Reset checks in WBEZ sports contributor Cheryl-Raye Stout for more on this decision and what it means for the 2020 season.

GUEST: Cheryl Raye-Stout, WBEZ sports contributor