Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse bashes Big Ten for not allowing fans in stands at football games

Posted at 12:46 PM, Sep 16, 2020

OMAHA (KMTV) — Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse released a statement on Wednesday afternoon disagreeing with the Big Ten's decision to not allow fans in the stands when football games begin in October.

“The Big Ten followed the science for players, they should follow the science for fans. Local communities should make decisions about attendance based on public health conditions on the ground. This is a fluid situation and what works in Lincoln might not be right for Ann Arbor, and it might vary month to month. The Big Ten should embrace local, data-based decisions.”

The league announced that games will begin the weekend of October 23-24 with a schedule to be released in the next few days.