The athletics director for the Florida Gators said in a statement the UF football team has experienced an increase in players testing positive for the coronavirus this week, so team activities were paused Tuesday.
According to the statement athletics director Scott Stricklin’s, “Head coach Dan Mullen has been in communication with football players and their parents, and I have had conversations with the Southeastern Conference office, last week’s opponent Texas A&M, and this week’s opponent LSU.”
Out of an abundance of caution, @GatorsFB team activities are paused as of Tuesday afternoon.https://t.co/bXlshmm38K
— Florida Gators (@FloridaGators) October 13, 2020
Stricklin says this will be reevaluated by UF Health and the athletic department’s sports medicine staff Wednesday.