College football chaos as Big 10 assesses postponing its season

New reports that the Big 10 is on the verge of canceling its fall football season has led to strong reactions from many in the conference as players band together saying they want to play.
2:45 | 08/11/20

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College football as we know in a bit of chaos. One of the top conferences in the country, the big ten, reportedly on the verge of postponing its season. The commissioner of the S.E.C. Is going to join us live in just a moment but first Kaylee Hartung joins us from the campus of defending national champions lsu in Baton Rouge, a place she knows very well, good morning, Kaylee. Reporter: That's right, robin. Good morning. This entire situation has college football players and fans' heads spinning. They were releasing updated skids last week and this week it starts with reports that the entire season might be canceled. This as the coveted trophies they're fighting for but they're just fighting for a chance to get the field. Chaos and confusion over the future of college football. A roller coaster emotionally for our players and staff. Reporter: Reports the big ten is on the verge of canceling its season leading to strong reactions from coaches in the conference. The virus is going to be here whether we play football or not. Reporter: If the big ten, one of the most influentials backs out in football, there's concerns that the others could follow. It's probably a very high percentage that ultimately the conferences will arrive at the same place. Reporter: With the season hanging in the balance, rivals across the country teaming up. In a joint statement players banding together including Trevor Lawrence of Clemson saying, we all want to play football this season. The players say they should be able to opt out without losing eligibility and call for universally mandated health and safety protocols. We want a season but want to do it the right way. Reporter: The hail Mary effort raised to save the season. Without having uniform mandated health and safety standards in regards to covid there is no way the seen can go we want to as players advocate for that. Reporter: This as fears grow over the long-term effects covid could have. An Indiana university football player still recovering from the virus now facing heart issues. His mother's Facebook post serving as a warning writing even if your son's schools do everything right to protect them they can't protect them. The mid-american conference saying his story contributed to their decision. Leadership from the big ten and pac-12 are expected to meet today to vote whether they will cancel, postpone or move forward with their season. At lsu and other college football programs all they can do is take this one day at a time with their new health and safety protocols in place matter the uncertainty. T.J. All right, Kaylee, thank you.

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