Alabama head coach Nick Saban tests positive for coronavirus
TUSCALOOSA - Nick Saban, head football coach for the Alabama Crimson Tide, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The University of Alabama released a statement Wednesday afternoon confirming Saban's diagnosis. Reports say Athletic Director Greg Byrne also tested positive for the virus.
BREAKING: #Alabama statement: "Early this afternoon, we received notification that Coach Saban and (AD) Greg Byrne tested positive for COVID-19. Both immediately left the facility and went to their homes to self-isolate after receiving that information."— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) October 14, 2020
Saban, 68, reportedly alerted his team to the situation during a virtual meeting Wednesday afternoon.
No. 2 Alabama is currently scheduled to take on No. 3 Georgia in Tuscaloosa Saturday.
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