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PAC-12 Is Prepared For Some Programs To Skip The 2020 Football Season

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The PAC-12 is ready for some teams to sit out the college football season.

The PAC-12 has a variety of scenarios that the conference is looking at for the football season during the coronavirus pandemic. Two options are playing just conference games, or playing a single non-conference game and then 10 PAC-12 matchups. Well, the conference is also ready for some teams to not play at all. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

 

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“There are scenarios where we move as a conference together, and scenarios where not everyone can but most can. To be clear, I’m not saying we would go in that direction. I just want to underscore that we’re looking at everything,” conference Commissioner Larry Scott said when discussing the situation, according to the Mercury News.

 

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While I’m not cheering for PAC-12 teams to sit out, we have to realize that it’s not really that big of a deal. I’m not trying to be mean, but nobody cares about the PAC-12.

Sure, USC was awesome back in the day and Oregon and Washington can still ball out, but the PAC-12 is irrelevant on the national stage when compared to the SEC and Big 10.

 

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If teams from the PAC-12 sit out, then that’s what will happen. There will be a minor ripple felt through the college football landscape, but it’s not going to bring the sport to a grinding halt.

Now, if SEC and Big 10 teams start packing up and going home, then we have a very different story on our hands.

However, the PAC-12 is a bit of a joke outside of the top two or three teams. If programs want to sit out, then we’ll see them in 2021.

 

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The rest of us will be playing some football like God intended.