Report: Pac-12 planning for 10-game conference-only football schedule

Report: Pac-12 planning for 10-game conference-only football schedule

The Pac-12 is working on a plan for a 10-game, conference-only football schedule, reports say.

The Mercury News reported that an announcement from the conference is expected no later than the end of next week.

The season could feature:

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  • A 10-game schedule with each team playing its division opponents, and five crossover games.
  • Season openers on Sept. 19.
  • At least two bye weeks.
  • The Pac-12 championship game at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, possibly Dec. 4 or the weekends of Dec. 11-12 or Dec. 18-19.

The final plan will still require approval by university presidents and chancellors.

The Pac-12 follows the Big Ten, which announced a conference-only schedule for football and other fall sports two weeks ago.