Arizona volleyball coach: Play everything but football in spring

The Arizona Republic
Arizona volleyball coach: Play everything but football in spring
Arizona volleyball coach: Play everything but football in spring

Arizona's Dave Rubio, the longest tenured Pac-12 volleyball coach, believes fall sports other than football should be played in the spring. Rubio said Pac-12 and more broadly all Football Bowl Subdivision schools face enough of a challenge staging football during the coronavirus pandemic and that Olympic sports such as volleyball and soccer can be successfully shifted to spring for 2020-21. "I still think you should try to do football in the fall because of the financial reasons," Rubio said. "You put all the efforts into making that work if it can work, but beyond that it becomes unmanageable because you're spread so thin," with medical challenges keeping athletes healthy. Rubio has lobbied

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