#WeWantToPlay: Top college football players call for creation of players association

Among the players’ asks in the statement — “Representative of the players of all Power 5 conferences” — that began with “We all want to play football this season”:

“Establish universal mandated health & safety procedures and protocols to help college-athletes against COVID-19 among all conferences throughout the NCAA.

“Give players the opportunity to opt out and respect their decision.

“Guarantee eligibility whether a player chooses to play the season or not.

“Use our voices to establish open communication & trust between players and officials; ultimately create a college football players association.”