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LSU Coach Says Most Football Players Have Already Caught COVID-19

HeadlineSep 16, 2020

The New York Times reports there have been over 88,000 cases of the coronavirus on nearly 1,200 college campuses around the United States. On Tuesday, Louisiana State University head coach Ed Orgeron said he was confident his team — the defending college football national champions — would have another successful season because so many players have already contracted COVID-19.

Ed Orgeron: “I think most of — not all of our players, but most of our players have caught it. … Hopefully that once you catch it, you don’t get it again. Now, I’m not a doctor. You know what I’m saying? I think they got that 90-day window, so most of the players that have caught it, we feel that they will be eligible for games.”

LSU has confirmed over 750 COVID-19 cases in the month since students returned to campus.

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