Sasse's letter was sent the same day Nebraska head coach Scott Frost told reporters, "Our University is committed to playing no matter what, no matter what that looks like and how that looks.
But the Detroit Free Press cited multiple unnamed sources reporting that presidents of the Big Ten schools "voted 12-2 to end the season," although the conference denied that any official tally had yet occurred.
Last Wednesday, the University of Connecticut , which last month officially left the American Athletic Conference, cancelled its football season because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
Then, on Saturday, the Mid-American Conference presidents voted to postpone the fall sports season.
Monday night, the Mountain West Conference announced it is postponing its fall sports season.