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Hot Links: Riley discusses current offseason challenges amid coronavirus concerns

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In these unique times, the playing field pertaining to training isn’t level across all conferences.

Happy Thursday, friends and fans!

Radio play-by-play man Toby Rowland recently caught up with the Oklahoma Sooners’ Lincoln Riley, and the head coach discussed the lack of a level playing field between conferences and how different programs have been allowed to assist their players during this time away from organized practices and team workouts.

Basically, the Big 12 prohibits coaches and trainers from providing workout space and equipment to their athletes while another conference like the ACC has given its teams the green light on such matters. It’s obviously something that the NCAA ought to step in and regulate (this is one of the rare occurrences in which you’ll hear me utter those words) at some point during this offseason.

For more from this interview between Riley and Rowland, check out the full podcast link below.

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