Grinnell College has made the decision to withdraw the football team from competitive play for the rest of the season to protect the health and safety of its student-athletes,” the statement reads. “Team members have received numerous injuries this season, leaving 28 players on the 39-member roster healthy and qualified for play. …

“The current state of the football team precludes the college from providing a safe environment.”

The Pioneers will finish the season 0-10.

If you can’t beat em, quit?

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