By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Three Pitt Panthers players will not attend today’s game against the Syracuse University Orange after having to follow coronavirus protocols.READ MORE: Ohio Reports More Deaths Than Births In 2020; Experts Cite Pandemic
The University of Pittsburgh Department of Athletics provided the following statement:READ MORE: Jackpot-Winning Lottery Ticket Worth $1.75 Million Sold In Indiana County
“Pitt has three players who will not be in attendance for today’s football game against Syracuse due to COVID-related protocols.”
The identities of the three players are not known at this time. It is also not known whether the players have actually tested positive for COVID-19 or what prompted the protocols to be activated for those players.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 3-Day Total Of 989 New Cases, 11 More Deaths
Pitt is scheduled to play Syracuse at 12 p.m. Saturday.