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Boston College football currently has zero student-athletes and staff with COVID-19


Zero Boston College football student-athletes and staff tested positive for COVID-19 out of the 154 that were tested on Friday, according to a release from the school.

a man holding a baseball bat: Everyone on the Eagles, including head coach Jeff Hafley, tested negative for COVID-19.© John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Everyone on the Eagles, including head coach Jeff Hafley, tested negative for COVID-19.

In the first round of testing, shortly after players returned in late June, the Eagles announced in early July that they had one positive case among 93 players. This time, in a larger pool of data made available to the public, the result was even more encouraging.

To date, BC has tested 366 student-athletes, coaches, and staff and had only one positive test, a source told Boston.com.

BC is slated to play 11 football games this fall, including 10 against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents. The season is scheduled to begin the week of Sept. 7-12. It’s possible it could be shut down at any point along the way, but as of now, the news at Boston College is promising.

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