The college football season is here. Every week, different news and notes will pop up, which will affect what happens on the field and off it. Here are the college football week 1 news and notes.
College Football Opt-Out List
With COVID-19 still going on, many players have opted out. That includes Georgia quarterback Jamie Newman, LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase and many more. Check out all the players opting out here.
BYU TE Suffers Season-Ending Injury
The premier game of the opening weekend of FBS football is Navy vs. BYU on Labor Day. BYU will be without their star tight end and NFL prospect Matt Bushman, who was injured this week and will miss the season.
Matt Bushman on his insta story pic.twitter.com/VredjsP5wu
— Vanquish The Foe (@VanquishTheFoe) September 1, 2020
ULM Defensive Coordinator Mike Collins Steps Down
Louisiana-Monroe defensive coordinator Mike Collins has decided to step away from the program. The Warhawks take on Army on September 12.
Mike Collins Steps Down as ULM Defensive Coordinator pic.twitter.com/tvb0ku8jrs
— ULM Football (@ULM_FB) September 2, 2020
Big Ten Reportedly Trying to Start Season on Oct. 10
There are various reports out there that the Big Ten is trying to start their season on October 10. This would allow them to play in the College Football Playoff.
“From source: If conference can pass updated safety measures and procedures, Big Ten targeting Oct. 10 to start football season.” – Dan Patrick
— Dan Patrick Show (@dpshow) September 1, 2020
This will be updated untill Saturday kicks off!
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