The Big Ten Presidents and Vice Chancellors did not vote on Sunday’s return, yet expected this week’s voting


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A multi-hour meeting on Sunday took place from various subcommittees between the Council of Presidents and Chancellors of the Big Ten and according to various reports no vote was received for the start of the conference's football season.






David Jessie of the Detroit Free Press <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/reporterdavidj/status/1305272335591669760" rel="noopener noreferrer">Previously reported</a> Lack of a vote, and <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/ESPNRittenberg/status/1305273341260042240" rel="noopener noreferrer">ESPN's Adam Ritenberg</a> And <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/NicoleAuerbach/status/1305272983330738179" rel="noopener noreferrer">Nicole Auerbach of Athletic</a> Confirmed it.






Discussions are expected to continue, Rittenberg reported, and a vote is likely to come later this week according to Jessie.






Sunday's meeting revealed a "comprehensive plan" for Big Ten presidents and chancellors that included an "emphasis on medicine." <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/PeteThamel/status/1305271104563564552" rel="noopener noreferrer">Per yahoo Pete Thamel</a> This season there was "a lot of optimism" about starting this fall.  As part of the presentation, they were shown at least four rapid coronovirus tests that were not available for voting, 11–3, to postpone the season, ESPN reported.






For the meeting on Sunday, the Medical Committee of the Big Ta Turn to Competition Task Force - which includes co-chairman James Borrs, Head Team Physician for the Ohio States - presented a plan to the steering committee, which included eight presidents including Ohio and Chancellor is involved.  Christina Johnson of the state.  Once successfully, the Sunday meeting was called and, <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/PeteThamel/status/1304889242460532736" rel="noopener noreferrer">Per email</a>, A vote was expected within 72 hours.






With no votes over the weekend, it is expected that it will happen in the coming days.






Ohio State hopes a season can begin by the middle of next month.  Ryan Day said in a statement on Thursday that the Medical Subcommittee of the Big Ten has done an outstanding job of creating a safe path to play in mid-October, starting in mid-October.  He reiterated his hope of starting the season by mid-October on Saturday's College GameDay show on ESPN, noting that college football is key to negotiating in the conference to earn a playoff berth.






Justin Fields, who also hopes for a fall season, reignited his #WeWantToPlay push via Twitter on Sunday morning.

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