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Big Ten reverses course, votes to play football; season to start in October

COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 02: Yard markers with the Big Ten conference logo are seen on the ground during a game between the Michigan Wolverines and Maryland Terrapins at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium on November 2, 2019 in College Park, Maryland. Michigan defeated Maryland 38-7. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – There will be Big Ten football this season, after all.

This comes after the conference’s Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously in favor of playing football, reversing their earlier decision to cancel the season.

According to the Big Ten, the conference has adopted “significant medical protocols.”

The Big Ten football season will get underway on the weekend of Oct. 23 and 24.

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