Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NCAA. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Virginia Tech Hokies fans, as well as fans across the country. Sign up here to join SB Nation Reacts, if you aren’t already receiving the surveys.
Before students even return to campus, COVID-19 is already casting a shadow over the 2020 college football season. Depending on how things develop, that shadow could blot out the entire season.
According to the latest SB Nation Reacts survey, fans are not only aware of that possibility, but many expect it to happen.
Just over one-third of fans expect the 2020 season to be canceled entirely. Another 32 percent of fans think the season will be moved to the spring of 2021. The remaining 34 percent of fans think the NCAA will be able to pull off a conference-only or regional schedule this fall.
There is slightly more confidence in the success of the basketball season. The typical season starts in early November, but is proceeded by preseason games.
At this time, more than a third of fans believe the basketball season will have a delayed start, but will be completed. 27 percent of fans think the basketball season will be conference only and 16 percent think the basketball season will also be canceled. Only 10 percent believe the season will go off without any changes. Again the key words there are ‘at this time’, as the situation continues to evolve each week.
To vote in the Reacts surveys and have your voice heard each week, sign up here. How exactly would you anticipate the college football season playing out for the Virginia Tech Hokies if it was an ACC-only schedule? With or without fans in Lane Stadium? Limited to just eight games?