Auburn football coach Bryan Harsin tests positive for COVID-19

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Aug. 20—Auburn University announced Friday that football coach Bryan Harsin tested positive for COVID-19.

"Yesterday I tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. I am isolating at home while experiencing no symptoms," Harsin said in a statement.

" ... Coach Jeff Schmedding will assume in-person head coaching duties and I will continue to participate remotely in meetings and practice."

Auburn is scheduled to open its season at 6 p.m. Sept. 4 with a home game against Akron.

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