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Texas A&M Football

Why the 2020 college football championship Saturday will be strikingly different

October 24, 2020

The Big Ten’s highly unusual 2020 season kicks off this weekend. It will end nine weeks later with a brand-new concept that could help turn Dec. 18-19 into the most compelling championship weekend college football has ever seen — including one of the most crowded football Saturdays in recent memory.

All it took was a pandemic, Jim Harbaugh’s imagination and the specific wording in a federal statute from 1961.

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