No, the First Monday in October is not when the first poll for the College Football Playoffs is released. And it is not the day of an important college football match-up. However, it still might be an important day for college athletes—and the NCAA.
As many know, the First Monday in October is when the Supreme Court reconvenes. It is also likely to be when we will find out whether the Supreme Court will hear the O’Bannon case, the Court having the pending petitions for a writ of certiorari teed up for decision at their September 26th conference. O’Bannon v. NCAA, 802 F.3rd 1049 (9th Cir. 2015). Continue Reading First Monday in October Might be Big Day for College Athletes