Iowa announces return plans for football coaching staff, players
Iowa has announced plans to return members of the football coaching staff and players beginning early next month. The Daily Iowan reported the news.
On Friday, the school announced that members of the Iowa coaching staff will be permitted to return to campus on June 1. Beginning June 8, football players will also be allowed to get back on campus for voluntary athletic activities. It is the third school to make the announcement, joining Ohio State and Illinois.
Men’s and women’s basketball players will be permitted to return to campus on June 15. The news comes in response to the NCAA’s decision to end its moratorium on organized team activities on June 1.
Currently, Illinois is planning a return on June 3 for its student-athletes and Ohio State’s players are expected to return on June 8.
Iowa is expected to implemented limited capacity for buildings, offices and other spaces as it gradually allows players and staff back on campus.