Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby isn’t sugar-coating anything in terms of potential challenges college football teams could face if the season is played this fall.

On Monday, reports from Jeff Passan of ESPN said that more than a dozen players for the MLB’s Miami Marlins tested positive for COVID-19. It was labeled as an “outbreak” among the team and has already resulted in two games being canceled on Monday.

With that outbreak, immediately there were questions on how it would impact the college football season. When asked about it, Bowlsby said that similar disruptions should be expected if the sport is given the green light to move forward.

“If we are advised that it is OK to play the season, we should all expect that there will be such disruptions,” Bowlsby told Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register.

Positive test cases in sports were expected to be seen as leagues such as the MLB, NBA, NASCAR, PGA Tour and others kickstarted. However, the surprise was that so many players on one team tested positive.

It creates a problem for football — both the NFL and college — because of similar travel plans, a no-bubble structure and even larger rosters than you see in baseball. Seeing how the Marlins recover from this situation will be key in moving forward with a season.

But, even if there is a college football season, it doesn’t mean there are no risks of outbreak. And it sound like Bowlsby is already anticipating that possibility.