Five Louisiana Tech football players test positive for COVID-19 and 13 additional players are under contact tracing


As of 8:01 p.m. on August 8th, 2020, five Louisiana Tech football players have tested positive for COVID-19.

13 additional players fall under contact tracing. The season opener was pushed back to September 12th and provides flexibility in the practice schedule timeline.

The University has decided to pause practice for the upcoming week.

Players that don’t test positive for COVID-19, will continue lifting in small groups.

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