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Texas A&M suspends in-person football activities due to COVID-19

As for the matchup this Saturday at Tennessee, the team is staying positive. "Everything right now is still full-go," said Coach Fisher.
Credit: Craig Bisacre
STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 17, 2020 - Head Coach Jimbo Fisher of the Texas A&M Aggies and team during the game between the Mississippi St. Bulldogs and the Texas A&M Aggies at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, MS. Photo By Craig Bisacre/Texas A&M Athletics

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Due to multiple positive COVID-19 test results within the program, Texas A&M has paused all in-person football activities for Monday.

Speaking to the media during his weekly press conference, head coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed two players and one staff member are currently dealing with a positive coronavirus test result.

One of the players, safety Demani Richardson, was already in quarantine and missed the game at South Carolina.

The entire team is getting re-tested on Monday. As for the matchup this Saturday at Tennessee, the team is staying positive. "Everything right now is still full-go," said Coach Fisher.

The program, however, is awaiting the latest testing results on Monday to see if contact tracing will take a toll on the team and more players.

As more information becomes available, this story will be updated.