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At least of the five participated in player-led workouts Tuesday and Wednesday. He was asymptomatic at the time, according to Matt Zenitz of AL.com.
Alabama ordered tests for every player in advance of June 8, the date SEC teams can begin holding voluntary workouts amid the pandemic. Crimson Tide coaches were reportedly not involved in coordinating the early practices.
"The health and safety of our student-athletes is a top priority," Alabama said in a statement. "Resources and protocols are in place to ensure they receive the best medical care when returning to campus. Due to privacy laws we cannot share information specific to the health of our student-athletes."
Alabama went 11-2 last season, finishing a campaign with multiple losses for the first time since 2014.