- With advances in COVID testing and political momentum behind a return to the field, the Big 10 announced that it will return to the field for fall football starting on October 23. For more details on the implications for the Pac-12, make sure you check out Max’s analysis of the situation.
- From a national perspective, Bruce Feldman at The Athletic tries to answer the questions of what the Big 10’s decision means for the Playoff and the players.
- If the Pac ever does make it back, Washington and Oregon should vie for supremacy in the North. We know that Oregon gets more national attention for their branding, but how do the rosters stack up against each other?
- Behind the 247 paywall, Chris Fetters examines the factors at play for a Pac-12 return and determines that the momentum is headed toward playing.
- Last time I linked to a story about Budda Baker, he had just signed the largest NFL contract ever given to a safety. This time, he was the target of racist tweets from 49ers fans. San Francisco disavowed the tweets and are investigating the circumstances.
An unfortunately familiar milky sky:
#scaryhours (L-R) Washington Huskies Commit 2021 DB Vince Nunley (Freedom HS) + Elite 2021 DB Skyler Thomas (Menlo-Atherton HS) at the NorCal Best Coast Showcase.@NunleyVince @SkylerThomas03 pic.twitter.com/lKFMelTKIY— Best Coast Showcase (@BestCoastCamps) September 16, 2020