Head coach Mike Locksley, transfer QB Taulia Tagovailoa among Terps reacting to canceled Big Ten football season

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="While some leagues have started their seasons again, college sports always faced an uphill battle amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, considering their players are unpaid student-athletes. Schools like Maryland have spent most of the summer creating as safe an environment as possible to prepare for the 2020 college football season, but on Tuesday afternoon the Big Ten officially postponed the fall season.” data-reactid=”16″>While some leagues have started their seasons again, college sports always faced an uphill battle amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, considering their players are unpaid student-athletes. Schools like Maryland have spent most of the summer creating as safe an environment as possible to prepare for the 2020 college football season, but on Tuesday afternoon the Big Ten officially postponed the fall season.

While many athletes had already opted not to play this season prior to the decision, there were plenty more that were ready to get back to a sense of normalcy on the field. As news leaked out early this week, Maryland’s players and coaches alike shared their reactions on social media.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Athletic Director Damon Evans” data-reactid=”22″>Athletic Director Damon Evans

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Head coach Mike Locksley” data-reactid=”24″>Head coach Mike Locksley

 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Five-star freshman wide receiver Rakim Jarrett” data-reactid=”27″>Five-star freshman wide receiver Rakim Jarrett

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Incoming transfer quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa” data-reactid=”29″>Incoming transfer quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Redshirt senior running back Jake Funk” data-reactid=”31″>Redshirt senior running back Jake Funk

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Jeshaun Jones” data-reactid=”33″>Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Jeshaun Jones

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Redshirt freshman wide receiver Dino Tomlin” data-reactid=”35″>Redshirt freshman wide receiver Dino Tomlin

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Later on Tuesday, the PAC-12 conference also announced they would be canceling their sports through the end of the calendar year.” data-reactid=”37″>Later on Tuesday, the PAC-12 conference also announced they would be canceling their sports through the end of the calendar year.

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Head coach Mike Locksley, transfer QB Taulia Tagovailoa among Terps reacting to canceled Big Ten football season originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington” data-reactid=”44″>Head coach Mike Locksley, transfer QB Taulia Tagovailoa among Terps reacting to canceled Big Ten football season originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

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