GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida, citing “an abundance of caution” because of an increase in positive coronavirus cases, paused its football practice on Tuesday.
“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,” Stricklin said. "These circumstances will be re-evaluated by UF Health and the athletic department’s sports medicine staff Wednesday.
The Gators (2-1) lost 41-38 to Texas A&M (2-1) on a last-second field goal on Saturday.
Florida had 21 positive cases after players returned to campus in late May, according to ESPN.
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