Michigan president says student athletes won't be allowed on campus unless entire student body can return

Updated: 2020-05-25 20:30:25

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Jim Harbaugh may have to wait until next season for his revenge tour against .

Just last week, the SEC and the Big 12 that schools slowly would be bringing athletes in all sports back to campus for voluntary activities starting June 8 at the discretion of each university.

The Big 10 also reportedly has left that decision up to the schools as well -- and the  president, Dr. Mark Schlissel, said student athletes won’t be allowed back until the entire university is back on campus.

“If there is no on-campus instruction, then there won’t be intercollegiate athletics, at least for Michigan,” Schlissel told the  on Sunday.

While adding that he’s not optimistic that fall sports will happen for any university, Schlissel said Michigan will make a decision in the “coming weeks” that likely will affect the entire year.

“Any decision we make for this coming fall is likely going to be the case for the whole academic year,” he said. “What’s going to be different in January?”

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