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Graham Mertz COVID-19 Confirmed By Second Test; Big Ten Needs New Protocols

Total127 Graham Mertz, the star redshirt freshman quarterback of my alma mater Wisconsin, tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. A second test confirmed the diagnosis, Dennis Dodd and Barrett Sallee of CBS Sports report. Big Ten protocols, which are stricter than CDC guidelines, stipulate that Mertz must be out for 21 days. He will thus ...

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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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  1. The B1G had to appear like they weren’t caving in to the Neanderthals with football so they came up with the 21 day rule arbitrarily to appear tough. Nick Saban and President Trump both contracted the virus but were cleared to go after a few days. The B1G should adopt this policy. Keep testing until, the player has a couple of clean tests and be done with it.

  2. It’s a revenge on the players fans and others who exposed their stupid decision to cancel the season. As you say Ryan it’s unnecessary. They are punitively hitting back “see we told you we shouldn’t play”, what jerks.

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