What will happen with the 2020 college football season?

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Re: What will happen with the 2020 college football season?

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Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:04 am
I saw where some columnist suggested we'll see kneeling during the anthem this upcoming season at the pro, college, and HS football. As far as college how if the players aren't on the field? At JMU JMU the national anthem is done as I vaguely recall about 10-12 min before the game starts when the players aren't on the field. I just watched a JMU pre game video. The anthem started 10+ min/was finished about 9 min before the players came out of the tunnel to smoke/fireworks and all that pre game rah rah stuff (the captains had come out earlier, but well after the anthem) 1-2 min before kickoff.

For fans of other schools- is that how its done at your school (the anthem being done before the players come out on the field)?

Edit: Nevermind, apparently its almost universal in college that players aren't on the field for the anthem.
https://sports.yahoo.com/college-footba ... 45084.html

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Why don’t we just eliminate the anthem from sporting events?

Problem solved.
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Re: What will happen with the 2020 college football season?

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AZGrizFan wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:25 pm
Why don’t we just eliminate the anthem from sporting events?

Problem solved.
:o Atheistic Muslin! :tothehand:

Or not a bad idea.

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AshevilleApp wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:33 pm
AZGrizFan wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:25 pm
Why don’t we just eliminate the anthem from sporting events?

Problem solved.
:o Atheistic Muslin! :tothehand:

Or not a bad idea.
:lol: tough call, really.
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23 Clempson playees test positive. No one hospitalized, most asymptomatic.
https://www.si.com/.amp/college/2020/06 ... s-positive

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At least 30 of LSU's 115 players have been isolated because they tested positive for COVID-19 or were found to have had contact with those who tested positive.
https://www.si.com/college/2020/06/20/l ... oronavirus

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BDKJMU wrote:23 Clempson playees test positive. No one hospitalized, most asymptomatic.
https://www.si.com/.amp/college/2020/06 ... s-positive
Those chumps are just trying to avoid having to play us in November


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CID1990 wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:53 pm
BDKJMU wrote:23 Clempson playees test positive. No one hospitalized, most asymptomatic.
https://www.si.com/.amp/college/2020/06 ... s-positive
Those chumps are just trying to avoid having to play us in November


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Pure speculation and no chance of happening but it would be interesting.
A decade later, it’s time to blow up what was done and start over. The COVID-19 pandemic’s effects have been profoundly felt in a realm where, for 10 years, money was no object and the map made no sense. Slapped in the face by a new fiscal reality, maybe we’re due to both rein in and reach out—to contract geographically into more regional conferences, while expanding the scope of the revenue gusher that is the College Football Playoff.
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Winterborn wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:24 am
Pure speculation and no chance of happening but it would be interesting.
A decade later, it’s time to blow up what was done and start over. The COVID-19 pandemic’s effects have been profoundly felt in a realm where, for 10 years, money was no object and the map made no sense. Slapped in the face by a new fiscal reality, maybe we’re due to both rein in and reach out—to contract geographically into more regional conferences, while expanding the scope of the revenue gusher that is the College Football Playoff.
https://www.si.com/college/2020/06/29/n ... ealignment
On Monday, Sports Illustrated published Pat Forde’s “America, Realigned,” a project where the veteran college football writer tried to recreate the conferences within the Football Bowl Subdivision. As one could coin it now, as SI did, he created the "Forde Bowl Subdivision."
https://www.si.com/college/wisconsin/fo ... a-football
Obviously can't happen because the "haves" would never part ways with the power and money they currently have. The above assumes an 11 game schedule every year, meaning teams will flip between 5 and 6 home games in consecutive years. With teams like Alabama and Clemson pulling in 8 home games right now, I can't see them saying "sure, I'll go into a conference with App St, Charlotte, ECU, and ODU, and I'll split home games with them". It's an interesting idea, but I don't really see the benefit for the current "haves".
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Re: What will happen with the 2020 college football season?

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GannonFan wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:05 am
Winterborn wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:24 am
Pure speculation and no chance of happening but it would be interesting.



https://www.si.com/college/2020/06/29/n ... ealignment



https://www.si.com/college/wisconsin/fo ... a-football
Obviously can't happen because the "haves" would never part ways with the power and money they currently have. The above assumes an 11 game schedule every year, meaning teams will flip between 5 and 6 home games in consecutive years. With teams like Alabama and Clemson pulling in 8 home games right now, I can't see them saying "sure, I'll go into a conference with App St, Charlotte, ECU, and ODU, and I'll split home games with them". It's an interesting idea, but I don't really see the benefit for the current "haves".
I fully agree for the reasons you stated. Just thought it was a cool article (leaving the NDSU comment aside) and the theoretical changes it would entail.

The expanded playoff idea was something I was particularly interested in.
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Got my season ticket notice in the mail. Going the iphone/google pay route, which them claim to be touchless. The ticket scanners always end up touching the phones anyway.
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Gil Dobie wrote:
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Got my season ticket notice in the mail. Going the iphone/google pay route, which them claim to be touchless. The ticket scanners always end up touching the phones anyway.
JMU for the last doz or so years has done a really nice spiral notebook presentation that contained season tickets & parking passes. Contained other program info, and ads & discounts for local businesses. No more. Now its print at home for the parking pass an season tickets (tickets can also do the touchless/scan your phone thingy I believe).

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Hearing more about a Spring college season
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