Auburn Pauses Football Activities After 12 Cases Of Coronavirus

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Auburn has halted football activities because of coronavirus.

According to Justin Ferguson, head coach Gus Malzahn informed the media Tuesday that the team has 12 cases in the program, and practice is paused for the time being. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

It’s worth noting that the Tigers had gone seven weeks without a positive coronavirus case, but they’ve now joined a long list of SEC teams struggling.

The SEC is honestly falling apart during the coronavirus pandemic right in front of our eyes, and it’s insane to watch.

If you asked me a week ago what I thought of the SEC’s handling of the situation, I would have said that they were doing excellent.


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Sure, there’s been a few minor hiccups along the way, but nothing too serious at all. That’s no longer the case.

At this point, the SEC is in a really tough spot. Mississippi State vs. Auburn has already been postponed, LSU vs. Alabama is at risk of not happening, Sam Pittman has tested positive and the Aggies had to halt practice.

It’s hard to imagine how any conference could have a worse 48 hour run.


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Let’s hope this is the end of the line when it comes to bad news in the SEC. The situation is starting to get out of control with coronavirus, and we just need it to stop.