REPORT: Nebraska Tries Play Chattanooga Saturday, The Big 10 Denies The Request

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UPDATE: Adam Rittenberg has reported that the Big 10 has denied the request.

Nebraska is reportedly nearing a deal to play a football game against Chattanooga this Saturday.

According to the Times Free Press, the Cornhuskers are in the process of hammering out an agreement to play the Mocs after Wisconsin canceled because of coronavirus. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Chattanooga would reportedly be paid somewhere in the ballpark of $250,000 for the game. The Cornhuskers are waiting on the Big 10 to sign off on it.

As much as I love the good people of Nebraska and want them to have as much football as possible, the Big 10 can’t allow this game to take place.

That’s a tough thing to hear for the great people in Lincoln, but it’s true. This game can’t be played.


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It is played, then what the hell is stopping any other team in the B1G from scheduling any game they want if issues arise with an opponent?

That’s simply a precedent that can’t be allowed to be set.


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This stance has nothing to really do with Nebraska. While I hate the Cornhuskers, I love their fans. This has everything to do with not allowing this to become a trend. The B1G needs to squash this immediately.