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What a Nine-Game Season Might Look Like for Notre Dame Football

At this point, football might be the only sport whose season hasn’t been completely put on the COVID-19 chopping block – yet. As the threat of the virus grows, so does the likelihood that we will not see a regular college football season this coming fall for the Notre Dame football team.

In an interview with Scott Van Pelt in March, head coach Brian Kelly stated that July 1st would be a critical date in terms of being able to fully prepare the athletes – mentally and physically – for a full 12-game season. If measures are still in place at that time that would limit or prohibit teams from coming together to practice and condition, it would seem very likely that at the minimum, the start of the college football season would be delayed.