Transcript for College football season on the line
Next casualty of the pandemic could be college football several smaller conferences have already pulled the plug in now the biggest leagues are meeting to decide whether to play or postpone some players are insistent that the season gets under way essentially calling out. Put me in coach bill Reid has more. Tonight the college football season teetering on the bring this after Rutgers reporting an outbreak of at least 28 cases. Players now quarantining. Leaders from the five major conferences holding emergency meetings this week. An estimated five billion dollars in revenue on the line if they canceled the season. But tonight many players are fighting for their season. The face of college football Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence leading the insurgent we want to play movement on social media. Treating people already just as much if not more risky if we don't play. We are more likely to get the virus in everyday life damn playing football. President trump re tweeting Lawrence with a caption this student athletes have been working too hard for their season to be canceled. Hash tag we want to play. But ESPN reporting most if not all major conferences will likely cancel the full season. As these athletic conference's hold their emergency meetings ultimately. The power rests in the hands of the university presidents who as they make their decisions must weigh factors including health and safety and liability. For ABC news live on will Reeve has got to a New Jersey. Art thanks to will.
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