FSU president, wife test positive for coronavirus
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State University President John Thrasher and his wife, First Lady Jean Thrasher, revealed Tuesday they have both tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement from the FSU, Thrasher learned of his positive result at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday after taking a test earlier in the day. Jean Thrasher received her positive result late Monday night after an unrelated hospital and rehabilitation facility stay. The couple are home isolating and feeling well, according to FSU. I wanted to share with the FSU family that First Lady Jean Thrasher and I have tested positive for COVID-19.
Florida governor wants college teams to play sports this fall
During an appearance at Florida State University with football players and President John Thrasher, DeSantis also said the state would welcome athletes from schools in other states and conferences not planning to play this fall. We want to make sure that folks know that we value the opportunities for our student-athletes in the state of Florida, DeSantis said. That means the world to so many of our student-athletes, DeSantis said. What we frankly want to send is a message to some of the other schools that may be teetering on whether or not to play football, Thrasher said. We think its in the best interest of our student-athletes for us to play football.