Big 12 OKs football season, paving way for UT-Austin, Texas Tech, TCU and Baylor to play

This comes after the Pac-12 and the Big 10 said that they would postpone college football until at least the spring. Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey signaled Tuesday that the conference that includes Texas A&M will play this fall.

TCU Horned Frogs quarterback Max Duggan against the Texas Longhorns at the Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth on Oct. 26, 2019. Credit: Eddie Gaspar/The Daily Texan

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What losing football to COVID-19 would mean for Texas college towns: “It’s like losing Christmas”

The Queen Theatre near downtown on June 15, 2020 in Bryan. Credit: Allie Goulding/The Texas Tribune

Economists said canceling football would be devastating to local businesses that rely on the huge influxes of cash from home games. Meanwhile, athletics officials weigh whether they can risk the health and welfare of student athletes.

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