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The logistics involved in getting a 2020 college football season are daunting. One of the most dramatic and noticeable changes this year as opposed to any other may not be what is happening on the field, however.
As the NBA, NHL and MLB have returned to action without fans, schools across the country are forced to deal with a tough reality. While some schools have announced plans that allow fans to attend college football games in a limited capacity, that doesn’t mean fans are eager to pack the stands.
Multiple conferences (B1G, ACC, SEC, Pac-12) have announced “conference only” schedules and schools are banning tailgating in addition to the limited amount of tickets that will be sold.
In the most recent SB Nation Reacts survey, fans were asked if they would be open to attending a college football game in person this season. Just over 50 percent of fans said they would.
All four of the major American sports leagues have struggled with the bottom-line hit caused by losing ticket sales. But none of them pack in crowds like the biggest college football stadiums around the country, which pack in sometimes upwards of 100,000 fans each game.
The B1G is supposed to announce what their new schedules will look like in the next day or two and presumably then each school will decide on what their precautions will be.
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