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George Ferguson Column: I wish I would have been wrong because I love bigtime college football, and I'm really gonna miss it

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Last updated 8/12/2020 at 9:09am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

For the first time since 1946, the rivalry game between the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats will not be played. The Big Sky Conference, and most of major college football, has opted to postpone the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

When the news of the Big Sky Conference cancellation came down, I have to admit, I wasn't surprised. In fact, in a way, I was vindicated. In other words, I was right.

Make no mistake though, I'm not here to gloat, no, I'd gladly have gotten this one wrong.

The fact of the matter is, however, I knew this is where we'd end up in regards to major college football.

I have been telling anyone who would listen, and, a lot of people didn't, that college football was going to be the one sport that wouldn't survive America's utter refusal to take the summer surge of coronavirus more seriously....

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