Alabama head football coach, Nick Saban, tests positive for COVID-19

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According to the University of Alabama, head football coach Nick Saban and Athletic Director Greg Byrne have both tested positive for COVID-19.

According to ESPN, Saban was informed of his positive test on Wednesday.

Saban released a statement:

“I informed our team of my positive test at 2 p.m. today on a Zoom call and let them know offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian will oversee preparations at the complex while I work from home, ” says Saban.

According to, Crimson Tide offensive coordinator, Steve Sarkisian will take over game planning duties for this week.

Alabama is set to host Georgia on Saturday night.

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