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The Florida Gators announced five positive COVID-19 cases on Tuesday afternoon and have paused all team workouts ahead of Saturday's game vs. LSU.

The UF Health and the athletic department's sports medicine staff are expected to re-evaluate the situation on Wednesday. Per FloridaGators.com:
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The University of Florida football team has experienced an increase in positive COVID tests among players this week. Out of an abundance of caution, team activities are paused as of Tuesday afternoon.

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.

These circumstances will be re-evaluated by UF Health and the athletic department's sports medicine staff Wednesday.
If Saturday's game is postponed, both schools could possibly reschedule on December 12 which is the weekend before the SEC Championship. LSU's other bye week on November 7 is when Florida plays Georgia.
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60 Comments
We suck arse this year and they're still gonna try to avoid playing us LOL!
Reply2 months
Okay, we don't suck ass. But we're definitely beatable this year. The tiger fan in me got pissed at myself for my own comment!
2 months
don’t really know why you corrected yourself, we do in fact suck arse this year.
2 months
You were right the first time
2 months
Good, maybe our d may make more progress than theirs.
Reply2 months
Will still drop 50 on our defense.
Reply2 months
We will drop 42 on theirs
2 months
Not playing this weekend is a win for LSU at this point.
Reply2 months
We'll still give up 50.
2 months
It’s the only way we won’t lose.
2 months
That’s the damn truth
2 months
Neither team wants to risk the L
Reply2 months
I’m thinking this game will be postponed.
Reply2 months
Would still win easily
Reply2 months
Covid strikes after the governor and Dan the Man both said they want to pack the swamp at full capacity. Interesting.
Reply2 months
They will still score 60 on LSU
Reply2 months
Not this season, COVID came to the rescue and saved pelini’s a$$$.
2 months
Megan Mullen had COVID and passed it around the team while she made out with players.
Reply2 months
"made out" what are you 12?
2 months
Wow, what an incredible insult Higgy. Would you feel better if I said kiss? Made out fit the sentence better, but I’ll be sure to look through my trusty thesaurus next time, so I can look like a big boy. Don’t be such a bitch, it was a joke.
2 months
Ya Higgy---made out is still used as a common term. Smooch and Necking sound stupid. Don't be such a linguist here on TD.
2 months
They let Tebow play even though he had AIDS...allegedly.
Reply2 months
I believe it!
2 months
Tebow’s tears cured cancer, but gave you AIDS. Quite the dilemma for Florida cancer patients.
2 months
we need to cancel the season this COVID aint no joke.
Reply2 months
You wouldn't be saying that if they were winning. You are just another fair weather fan. MLB, NBA, NFL, all sports are doing fine with some minor glitches, and will continue to do so in the future with quick testing and a vaccine comig very soon
2 months
Calm down there Nancy.
2 months
Hate to break it to you covet is nowhere in a bad cold or the common flu I'm dealing with it right now myself
2 months
And yet they will still have WRs wide open with no LSU DB within 20 yards. Here comes another 600+ yards of offense for GO GATA
Reply2 months
Talk about dogging a bullet!
Reply2 months
Type error, “dodging”.
2 months
AMac
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Excuses, excuses, excuses They don’t want no part of Bo Pelini’s defense.
Reply2 months
Neither does the LSU players.
2 months
They just trying to make us look worse with players out, if they beat our ass.
Reply2 months
LMAO.. GOOD ONE!
2 months
Just 2 days ago Mullen requested the school president to allow a packed stadium. I guess karma hit him back!
Reply2 months
Exactly what I was thinking!
2 months
So every time this season that a team is short handed because of Covid, the other team needs to reschedule the game to accommodate the one with positive players?!
Reply2 months
Nah man we have backup teams.
2 months
After reviewing LSU game film Merlins decided practice was not needed
Reply2 months
Game over. Bye week.
Reply2 months
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