The Ivy League announced last week that all fall sports have been canceled in 2020 due to the continued risk posed by COVID-19. While the League left open the possibility of allowing fall sports to compete in the spring, Coach Reno’s email to the football association only referenced looking forward to the fall 2021 season. Whether this was intentional or not remains to be seen.
If football is in fact delayed until the fall of 2021, there will inevitably be turnover on the roster. What will the roster and depth chart look like next fall? Have we seen the last performances from stellar athletes such as Lamar? Will our top coaches turn down potentially lucrative offers from FBS schools to stick around? Only time will tell.
With the focus now shifting solely to strength and conditioning, Yale must shore up its offensive and defensive lines by developing players that can physically dominate at the point of attack. Let’s pack some serious muscle onto our quarterbacks while we’re at it as no Ivy League defense has shown the ability to tackle strong quarterbacks with speed!