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Sports Two Illinois football players, including starting QB Brandon Peters, test positive for COVID-19

23:55  31 october  2020
23:55  31 october  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for COVID - 19 following his off-season push for a college football season amid the pandemic. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said in a statement released by the school Thursday night that Lawrence is in isolation with mild symptoms and following

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The Illinois football program announced Saturday morning that senior starting quarterback Brandon Peters and redshirt freshman tight end Griffin Moore tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. They will be sidelined for 21 days, according to Big Ten Conference protocol, including Saturday against Purdue.

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Illinois QB Brandon Peters has COVID - 19 . Illinois announced Saturday morning that Brandon Peters was one of two players who had tested positive for COVID - 19 . Both Peters and TE Griffin Moore will be out for 21 days as a result of their positive tests and can resume playing on Nov.

According to ACC COVID - 19 protocols, players who test positive "shall be isolated for at least 10 days" from the onset of their first positive test . A person with knowledge of Clemson's testing procedures told USA TODAY Sports the Tigers are tested for COVID - 19 on Sunday, Wednesday and

Illinois' game against Purdue will still be played, though the school announced that due to contract tracing several other players will also be sidelined Saturday and next week against Minnesota. The program did not disclose the condition of Peters or Moore nor did it identify the other players sidelined due to contract tracing.

The Wisconsin vs. Nebraska game was canceled for this week after the Badgers football program had numerous positive COVID-19 tests among its players and staff, the school announced Wednesday, including coach Paul Chryst. Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said Saturday on ESPN's "College GameDay" that a total of 10 staff and 12 players have tested positive.  Wisconsin opened its season with a victory over Illinois in Week 1.

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Per a league source, the players on the COVID - 19 list will indeed be paid their normal salaries. The goal will be to keep the roster strong and to avoid shutting players down for the full season. The broader objective will be to keep the league from collapsing if teams suffer outbreaks that shut them

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a group of baseball players playing a football game: Illinois Fighting Illini quarterback Brandon Peters will be out until at least Nov. 21 because of a positive COVID-19 test. © Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports Illinois Fighting Illini quarterback Brandon Peters will be out until at least Nov. 21 because of a positive COVID-19 test.

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Peters and Moore will be eligible to return to action on Nov. 21 at Nebraska.

Peters threw for 18 touchdowns, eight interceptions and 1,884 last season. He completed 8 of 19 passes for 87 yards last week.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Two Illinois football players, including starting QB Brandon Peters, test positive for COVID-19

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