Five football players among eight to test positive for COVID-19 in Nebraska athletic department

Nebraska athletics confirms that eight members of the Husker athletic department have tested positive among the over 250 tests conducted since April 3.
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LINCOLN – Nebraska athletics confirms that eight members of the Husker athletic department have tested positive among the over 250 tests conducted since April 3.

A Nebraska spokesperson says five of those positive tests came from the Husker football team, with one member of the staff testing positive as well. The other two tests were from members of other teams on UNL’s campus.

Nebraska originally wasn’t going to release testing information to the public. However, Scott Frost released details in an interview with two other media outlets on Monday.

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