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UPDATE – 5:17 p.m.
The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach is reporting that Baylor has suspended all football-related activities after recent positive COVID-19 tests. Auerbach also reports that Baylor still expects to play its next game against Oklahoma State, scheduled for Oct. 17. Baylor most recently played against West Virginia in Waco on Oct. 3.
Baylor announces it has suspended all football-related activities to allow for further evaluation of recent positive tests and the completion of close contact tracing. Still aiming to play Oklahoma State on Oct. 17.
— Nicole Auerbach 😷 (@NicoleAuerbach) October 8, 2020
UPDATE – 11:50 a.m.
After two months of border closures, I’m excited to announce I’ve arrived in Japan to join Coach Fischer & the @NSNMY_STORKS for my 12th pro season. New country, new culture, next adventure. Praising God & give Him the glory every step of the way. #Season12 #Japan #LetsGoStorks pic.twitter.com/CzpXxBqdO3
— Alex Ruoff (@ARuoff) October 8, 2020
UPDATE – 7 a.m.
Some WVU football recruiting updates from yesterday:
The Mountaineers have an offer out to Xayvion Bradshaw, a three-star athlete from Graham High on the Virginia side of Bluefield.
— Xayvion Bradshaw 🕊 (@zaygoinham) October 8, 2020
Bradshaw’s father, Ahmad, is one of the all-time great players in Marshall’s football history before going on to a very successful NFL career that included two Super Bowl wins with the New York Giants.
Meanwhile, not far across West Virginia’s border with Ohio, Ironton High standout Trevor Carter shared some love he received from the Mountaineers:
— Trevor Carter (@CarterTrevor18) October 7, 2020