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Social media reacts to reports of Big 10 voting to cancel 2020 football season

"Football is only a sport, COVID-19 is very real and deadly."

CLEVELAND — According to The Detroit Free Press, the Big Ten's presidents have voted to cancel its upcoming college football season amid concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

The vote among Big Ten presidents occurred after weeks of speculation regarding the viability of a college football season amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

On Saturday, the Mid-American Conference announced that it was postponing its fall sports -- including football -- until the spring.

Now that the news is out, how are fans and media members reacting? 

There was a lot of conversation about the risk involved with having a college football season, and what's at stake for these players. President Donald Trump tweeted that he wants to see a season, and even a U.S. Senator weighed in.

Let's take a look, starting with Twitter.

And here's what you had to say on Facebook: 

Brad Powell -- "Shouldn’t be up to the players and coaches to decide? Just saying. They are the ones putting themselves at risk. Not the rich suits."

Fred Colucci -- "Smart move football is only a sport. Covid-19 is very real and deadly. These players should look at mlb and see what is happening."

Crystal Simms -- "Better safe than expose students to covid"

Christopher Sean -- "If everyone started wearing masks in March, this wouldn't be happening. 100 days with no COVID in New Zealand."

Kristie Keener Nemeth -- "Michigan was scared to play the Buckeyes! O-H"

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