Home is where all the players who tested positive at the beginning of summer workouts got infected. And the rate was fairly staggering.
Sending them home doesn't make them safer it just shifts liability.
Have you considered all the scenarios. Is it just mathematical fact that more players will get covid without a football season than with?
Canceling is the easy answer, but you are also canceling their ability to test weekly / biweekly, as well as eliminating their "give a damn".
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"Several sources have indicated to ESPN that Big Ten presidents, following a meeting on Saturday, are ready to pull the plug on its fall sports season, and they wanted to gauge if commissioners and university presidents and chancellors from the other Power 5 conferences -- the...
Bingo. Many games in the Big 12 there are 10-15 extra points. Pretty much 20 of the 22 players half ass it, and they are just a nats ass shy of being automatic. We either need to scoot it back like the NFL did or nix it.
I agree with the OPs thought, but might have used other words.
The response to this virus appears to be completely out of proportion to the response to the other really deadly things we do on the daily.
We are probably younger if not its splitting hairs. We also were without an All American WR, our starting QB was sidelined with a cast on his finger, and without KHP.
We lost because we got cute on short yardage downs.
I'm all for change for the better, but what is needed is not drastic.
Lets hope A). whatever is linguirng Is enough to run off Rhule and Staff. B). Whatever is lingering hinders the replacement. C). They get slammed.
Either way, they will have a major drop off next year as they are extremely senior loaded (which is one of the reasons for their success this year).