Root, root, root for the college football season

COVID-19 makes it complicated, but having a season would be good for what ails athletic departments

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 04, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 04, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Fans need college football. Players and coaches need college football. But most of all, athletic departments need college football. The question is, will COVID-19 cooperate?


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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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