Iowa Hawkeyes Will Test All Returning Football Players For Coronavirus

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The Iowa Hawkeyes will test football players for coronavirus upon returning to campus.

According to Adam Rittenberg, head coach Kirk Ferentz told the media Wednesday that all players returning for team activities and workouts will be tested for coronavirus. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

The team will also limit entrances and exits to facilities when things get underway June 8.

If testing is what must be done to get the ball rolling for Iowa to have football in the fall, then I’m all for it. It certainly seems like a simple move.

Even if testing must be continued through the season to guarantee the safety of games, then let’s do it. I’m down for literally anything to make sure the games happen.


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I might hate the Iowa Hawkeyes and their football team, but I love the sport in general and the Big 10. I am committed to doing whatever it takes for football to happen in the fall.

It sounds like Ferentz and Iowa have a great plan in place, and I’m hoping like hell it works. The last thing we need is for something to go wrong.


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Hopefully, more and more schools figure out their plans and we can get practice underway sooner rather than later.