EA Sports’ announcement that it was releasing its first college football game since 2013 was met with excitement by sports fans around the country. By all accounts, it appears that the company will be able to land a tidy profit when the game is finally released.

There are, of course, numerous licensing hoops to jump through,  but things appear to be headed on a good path for a possible launch in summer 2023. That’s according to The president of Collegiate Licensing Co. in an interview with 247Sports’ Brandon Marcello on Thursday:

However, EA Sports responded to the tweet that afternoon.

While the summer 2023 date was presented by the president of CLC and not EA Sports itself, EA has neither confirmed nor denied the reports. But college football fans will be waiting with baited breath for their first opportunity to play with their favorite program in nearly a decade.