Football players in the Pac 12 have threatened to opt-out of the 2020 season if health and safety, along with racial justice demands are not met. The players wrote to the Players Tribune “to protect and benefit both scholarship and walk-on athletes.”

This is a developing story and will without a doubt impact the 2020 College Football Season.

PLAYERS TRIBUNE ARTICLE

To ensure future generations of college athletes will be treated fairly, #WeAreUnited.

Because NCAA sports exploit college athletes physically, economically and academically, and also disproportionately harm Black college athletes, #WeAreUnited.

In rejecting the NCAA’s claim that #BlackLivesMatter while also systematically exploiting Black athletes nationwide, #WeAreUnited…

JAMES CREPEA/THE OREGONIAN – OREGON/OREGON STATE

A contingent of Pac-12 football players are threatening to opt-out of the 2020 season if their demands regarding health and safety protections, compensation, and racial injustice are not met… 

ESPN – WASHINGTON STATE PLAYERS FACE CONSEQUENCES FOR OPTING OUT

Washington State coach Nick Rolovich told wide receiver, Kassidy Woods, that aligning with the Pac-12 player unity group would create “an issue” with the program…

THE UNDEFEATED – PAC 12 FOLLOWED THE MONEY AND FOUND A MOVEMENT

A seismic shift is happening in the Pac-12. On Sunday morning, a group of players published a list of demands via The Players’ Tribune, seeking improved health and safety protections as well as pushing for significant economic reform. But the most important issue to the hundreds of players behind this movement is racial justice…

JOHN CANZANO – PAC 12 BOYCOTT HITS TARGET BUT MISSES MARK

It takes no brains to come up with a proposal that is one-sided. But real brains to work out a deal that works for all sides. I keep thinking about that when it comes to the demands of a growing group of Pac-12 players who are threatening a player boycott this football season…

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