Georgia Southern suspends football practice following positive COVID-19 tests

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Fernanda Camacho Hauser, Correspondent

Georgia Southern Athletics has temporarily suspended football practice after some players tested positive for COVID-19.

All proper procedures and protocols are being followed, including the quarantining of close contacts,” said Bryan Johnston, associate athletic director for communications. “The team underwent its weekly COVID-19 testing on Wednesday and a re-evaluation of practice will be made when the results return on Friday.”

Since resuming practice, the team has had weekly testing for their athletes and is still optimistic about resuming practice.

“We look forward to a resumption of football activities in the near future as we continue to prepare for our September 12 opener,” said Johnston.