Alabama football coach Nick Saban has tested negative for coronavirus.
According to a release from the school, Saban tested negative for coronavirus after originally testing positive for the virus. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
A subsequent test of Nick Saban on Thursday showed that he is negative for COVID-19, according to a statement from Alabama’s head athletic trainer.
The news comes 48 hours after Saban’s initial positive test and opens up the possibility that Saban could return to coach Saturday. pic.twitter.com/ziGp0X80Uf
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 16, 2020
There is now the possibility that Saban can coach against Georgia Saturday night if he has two more negative tests for coronavirus.
You can read the full release in the tweet below.
Nick Saban has now tested negative for covid and Alabama says his initial positive test may have been an error. He needs three negatives to return to coaching. pic.twitter.com/v7guTJxNFE
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) October 16, 2020
This is amazing news for Alabama fans and football fans in general. The world of college football was absolutely rocked when word came out that Saban had tested positive.