Inside the meeting that saved the Big Ten football season

ESPN: Like many Big Ten fans, James Franklin spent the second Sunday in September frantically searching for good news.

The ACC and Big 12 had kicked off their seasons the day before, and now Franklin, the Penn State coach, was impatiently looking for an update from a meeting between the Big Ten’s medical subcommittee and the 14 presidents and chancellors who would make or break the chances of playing football this fall.

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