Ricketts: Big Ten made mistake to postpone fall sports

“They’re penalizing a lot of folks here, and again, I think this is all manageable,” Ricketts said.

LINCOLN – Gov. Pete Ricketts weighed in on the Big Ten’s decision to postponed fall sports yet again on Monday.

Ricketts calling out the conference, saying it “made a mistake” regarding the decision.

“They’re penalizing a lot of folks here, and again, I think this is all manageable,” Ricketts said.

The governor said the state was working with local public health departments and the university to figure out how to “manage football games.”

“It was going to look different from last year, right, because of the pandemic, but I think it was manageable,” he said.

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