President Donald Trump says he is offering his assistance to the Big Ten as the conference attempts to make plans for starting its college football season.
The president tweeted Tuesday that he had spoken to Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren and had a “productive conversation.”
“Had a very productive conversation with Kevin Warren, Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, about immediately starting up Big Ten football,” the tweet said. “Would be good (great!) for everyone – Players, Fans, Country. On the one yard line!”
The Big Ten announced Aug. 11 that it would not play in the fall and instead attempt to hold a football season in the spring. However, there has been significant pushback from coaches and parents after the decision. A report last week said the league was considering a start on the week of Thanksgiving.
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