The group chanted and held signs that said “Let them play” during the gathering organized by Randy Wade, the father of Ohio State defensive back and team captain Shaun Wade. The parents support a reversal of the Big Ten’s decision or a more detailed explanation from conference officials as to why they opted to cancel the season just days after releasing a schedule.

“We believe the game of football, the benefits of the game of football, far outweigh the risks, even with the pandemic on top of it,” one Ohio State parent told FOX Business Network’s Grady Trimble.