At least 30 LSU football players in quarantine after positive COVID tests


The defending national champion LSU Tigers in no way immune to the coronavirus pandemic with at least 30 players in quarantine as first reported by Sports Illustrated.

Those players either tested positive or had direct contact with someone that did test positive.

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LSU’s cases are the first since the football program began voluntary workouts on June 9th and those players that tested positive must remain isolated for a minimum of 10 days.

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A native of Pass Christian and a St. Stanislaus alum, Jeff Haeger comes to News 25 from right in our backyard. He most recently spent more than three years working as the sports reporter for WHLT-TV in Hattiesburg, where he provided extensive coverage of his alma mater, The University of Southern Mississippi. At Southern Miss, Jeff was a member of the Honors College and graduated with a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Spanish. He also wrote for USM's award-winning school newspaper, The Student Printz, where he won first place for Best Sports Story in 2013. Jeff loves to travel, and is excited to get back on the water to reunite with his family. In his spare time you can find Jeff spending time with his friends, and maybe even winning a fantasy football league. For sports stories contact Jeff at