Dabo Swinney: Florida State Used COVID-19 As ‘Excuse’ to Cancel Clemson Game

Florida State officials decided to cancel their game against Clemson on Saturday three hours before kickoff with the Tigers already in Tallahassee, after learning that a Clemson backup offensive lineman had tested positive for COVID-19. The offensive lineman had practiced earlier in the week when he had symptoms, but had not tested positive, and he traveled with the team.

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney clearly does not believe that this was enough of a concern for Florida State to cancel the game because he has gone off on Florida State today:

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Written by Ryan Glasspiegel

Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.


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