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The Ohio State University holds briefing after Big Ten announces start of season in October

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Posted at 10:46 AM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 12:05:07-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University President Kristina Johnson and Director of Athletics Gene Smith will hold a briefing Wednesday after The Big Ten announced a plan to open a 2020 football season by late October.

In a statement released Wednesday, the conference said it plans to open its season by Oct. 23 and 24.

Players will reportedly receive daily rapid COVID-19 tests.

According to the conference's announcement, all players and coaches must test negative before stepping on the field for any practice or game.

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