Top college football players call for creation of players association

USA TODAY: With the 2020 college football season seemingly on the brink due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, players flocked to social media with a simple message: #WeWantToPlay.

Later Sunday, some of the biggest names in the sport — among them Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence, Ohio State QB Justin Fields, Alabama RB Najee Harris and Oklahoma State RB Chuba Hubbard — took to Twitter to reiterate their stance on the 2020 season, calling on the Power Five conferences to take certain actions to help make that happen.

Most notable in the statement was the players’ call to begin groundwork for a college football players association.







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