10 questions about Big Ten football's return, from the schedule to player opt-outs to the Trump factor

CHICAGO — Pat Fitzgerald couldn’t wait until the Big Ten’s official announcement at 8:20 a.m. to share the news with some of his players.As they entered and exited the Northwestern weight room Wednesday morning, he let them know about Big Ten football’s return.“Guys are stoked; they’ve wanted to play,” Fitzgerald said. “But we didn’t do anything too crazy. There was no water dumped on anyone’s heads. Got to social distance.”Football during a pandemic means more than near-empty stands and individually marked water bottles. Here are 10 key questions that remain after the news that the Big Ten se…

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