Ohio State Players' Parents Release Letter in Support of Playing a College Football Season

By Kevin Harrish on August 9, 2020 at 7:56 pm
The parents want a season.

With the college football season hanging in the balance, the Buckeye parents want to make their voices heard.

Following rumblings and reports that postponement of the upcoming college football season is imminent, several parents of Ohio State football players took to social media on Sunday night to share a letter expressing their support for playing the season.

The letter, from the Football Parents at Ohio State, said the parents trust the safety precautions in place, and to see a season, and believe their sons feel the same way.

“We strongly believe our sons want to play the upcoming season and have full trust the university and coaching staff along with medical experts have found a safe way for that to occur,” the letter said.

Ohio State defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs and director of player personnel, Mark Pantoni, also Tweeted their support for the parents' letter.

The players' parents' letter comes after an ESPN report that the Big Ten was "ready to pull the plug on its fall sports."

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