An opinion piece by a Tuscaloosa radio host is going viral amongst Alabama football fans as he believes, "The LSU Tigers should be forced to forfeit for its careless, selfish and unsportsmanlike actions". Reports say that the COVID-19 outbreak within the LSU team stems from recent Halloween festivities.
Louisiana State University is penalizing themselves in the form of eight football scholarships and reduced recruiting visits after uncovering booster payments to the father of a football player. The penalties also affect former star wideout and current Cleveland Brown, Odell Beckham Jr., who was captured on video handing out cash to LSU players after their National Championship victory.
Mayor Latoya Cantrell of New Orleans was asked again at her press conference today about the Saints welcoming fans into the Superdome for upcoming home games. Cantrell noted that Tiger Stadium, "Could be a great place, temporarily" when referring to the Saints potentially taking their home games to Baton Rouge.
The University of Florida has paused team activities due to an increase in positive COVID cases amongst the football team. This puts their matchup against LSU in question as they are set to play this weekend.