ESPN's College GameDay highlights tumultuous on-again, off-again B1G offseason
In December, Ohio State won its 38th Big Ten championship. That appears to be the only normal thing that has happened to Big Ten football since Dec. 7, 2019.
In the last 10 months, it’s been a topsy turvy set of events. But on Saturday, some sense of normalcy begins as the Big Ten is set to kick off the 2020 season.
During those past 10 months, there has been endless amount of speculation as to what this season would look like. At first, teams scheduled as if they would play a normal 12-game regular season schedule.
Then, things changed as the coronavirus pandemic rocked the entire globe.
At one point, the thought was the teams would play a shortened schedule in the spring. But after pushback from programs such as Ohio State and Nebraska, the conference landed on playing an abbreviated fall schedule.
As only College GameDay can do, here is the show’s look at the craziness that was the Big Ten offseason.
"That's not fun at all … Some of those teams started off the season and we weren't playing."
It's been a long journey, but the Big Ten is finally back. pic.twitter.com/EEiuq8B7Ct
— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) October 24, 2020