Just a day after the Big Ten announced its fall football season was back on, the Pac-12 is now looking to follow them. According to The Mercury News, The Pac-12 announced on Thursday it is targeting Oct. 31 for its first week of games.
The Halloween start date is still pending approval from university presidents. The Pac 12 will also need clearance on local health restrictions and the league will need to reach a consensus in regards to training camp schedules.
The Big Ten is scheduled to return play on October 24th but Pac-12 medical advisors have informed the league that players need six weeks to prepare for games. However, teams will not be allowed to start full-contact practices until daily antigen tests are made available, which is proposed to happen at the end of September.
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