Head Coach Lincoln Riley made the announcement Saturday. The exam final results arrived back again just after the group had returned from a a person-7 days split from pre-year exercise.
“We did conduct a Covid test as planned with our gamers previous evening, acquired the final results this early morning we experienced 9 players analyzed favourable for Covid. We had a few of other people that have been isolated owing to contact tracing,” Riley told the media in a online video convention simply call on Saturday.
Riley went on to say that he is upset by the news.
“We have performed this sort of a great task this total time. You know when (you) give players time, there is hazard in that. This just isn’t the NBA, we you should not have a bubble. We all have to go on to get the job done to do a superior job by all accounts. We’re continue to self-confident in the strategy that we have,” he reported.
The Oklahoma Sooners, section of the Large 12 meeting, are presently scheduled to open the 2020 time at property from Missouri Point out on Sept. 12 — regardless of the ongoing pandemic.
In spite of all of this, the ACC, SEC and Significant 12 have continued with options to contend in the fall.