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What college football teams lose when spring football is lost

March 20, 2020

Editor’s note: This story was reported by Nicole Auerbach, Bruce Feldman, Matt Fortuna, Max Olson, Grace Raynor and Chris Vannini.

Tom Allen wrapped up Indiana’s spring football practice on the morning of March 12 knowing full well he might not see his players for quite some time.

Technically, it would be a week; he was sending them off to spring break. But as he sat in his office an hour after practice ended, he knew that there was a very real chance that college sports could shut everything down in a matter of days, if not hours.

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