On Saturday, Florida State abruptly postponed it’s game against the Clemson Tigers over COVID-19 concerns and Dabo Swinney thinks the 2-6 Seminoles used the coronavirus as an excuse to avoid playing No. 4 Clemson.
Florida State didn’t want to play after Clemson discovered an offensive lineman, who traveled with the team to Tallahassee, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday:
The game was postponed less than four hours after it was scheduled to kick off.
Both teams have dealt with coronavirus outbreaks. Florida State coach Mike Norvell missed time earlier this year after he was diagnosed with COVID-19, and Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence was set to make his return to the field after missing two games with the virus. Clemson also had dozens of players infected with the virus in the spring.