10/10/20 MFB Alabama vs Ole Miss Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban Team Photo by Kent Gidley

Alabama released a statement this evening that Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID.

In the school’s release Saban notes that he has no symptoms and has taken another test to confirm the diagnosis.

Offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, the former head coach at USC and Washington, will take over the head coaching duties in Saban’s absence.

Athletic director Greg Byrne also tested positive and immediately entered self-isolation.

The school released the following statement:

 

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