Now that Part III has reached the 300 comment threshold, here is the (hopefully) final installment in what has been a wild ride this week.
Here is the latest from Austin Ward
As expected, Ohio State will wait to release its availability report until Saturday morning.
This is absolutely not a reason for anybody to panic. The Buckeyes practiced every day as scheduled this week and they remain on track to play for the Big Ten title.
— Austin Ward (@AWardSports) December 18, 2020
And unfortunately yes, CFP rules still dictate that participating teams follow their conferences covid protocol but thankfully there are backroom discussions going on currently, per the GOAT Tim May
Hearing the @bigten could be very close to changing its mandatory sit-out time for a Covid-19 positive test from 21 days down to 17 days, barring of course any further complications. FYI FWIW
— Tim May (@TIM_MAYsports) December 18, 2020
Again, as a reminder - Let's keep the main thing the main thing. We have argued the effectiveness of mask usage, lockdowns, and whether kids should be in school or not since March. Nobody is changing their opinions so let's not clog up this thread with those debates.
Kick the shit out of Northwestern! Go Bucks!