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    • Was a starter for the Seminoles. Won over 150 games as a head coach in FL. Appeared with 3 different teams in a state final, 2 as a head coach and 1 as an assistant coach. Took over as hc at one central FL team and led them to a state title in 7 years. Took over as hc at a north FL school that had previously won only 1 FHSAA playoff game and led them to a state title game in 3 years, narrowly missing the victory. Took over as hc at a north FL school that had never appeared in an FHSAA playoff game and led them to a state semifinal game in his first and third seasons, losing only one regular season game over those three years.  Ultimately became the AD and an asst coach for that school and won a state title.   Who is he? At what schools did he coach in state title games?
    • Your entire post is laughable. The reason why Covid is a big deal is because it is a new virus that is far stronger than the flu has ever been, and is killing more people in a shorter amount of time. We have a vaccine against the flu that has been around for decades and is proven to work against the most common strands. Florida as it stands right now is closing in on 4,000 deaths and 215,000 cases, which is a crisis and one that can’t be taken lightly. Also, we don’t shut down for the flu, because asymptomatic people don’t have the same capacity to spread the flu virus as we do with Covid-19. And cancer isn’t spread like viruses are, and generally affect the older population and those who expose themself to radiation. 
    • The body's natural immune system protects from and fights off viruses. There is no cure for any virus and there is only one vaccine and that is somewhat effective and its only for the common flu. It's supposedly 40% effective but nobody really knows. Vaccines are made up of Antibodies that help to boost your Immune System if it is compromised. Other than that a vaccine does not do much good. Every day that you're alive you are bombarded by millions of viruses which the immune system protects against. The fact that millions of people have had Covid-19 with no ill affect or only mild symptoms is proof that very few people die. Most that die have other severe medical problems wherein their immune systems are compromised. Antibiotics can only kill Bacteria. They are useless against viruses. Once again, the immune system is the only thing that protects against viruses. If you are healthy, exercise regularly, eat right, don't smoke, take drugs, or drink excessively, then your immune system will never allow a virus to affect you. I would say that HS football players fall into that category and the reason why people under 60 do not have much to worry about from Covid-19 or any virus.
    • The concern is there is no way to treat Covid No vaccine, no proven antibiotics that fights it   They tell you quarantine for 14 days and hope for the best and that's good enough for you?
    • No offense to the scientists on board, but I'm going to try to get this back on the football track.  So, let's all pretend that there's going to be high school football in the fall.  Before it happens and before it happens to a particular school or county (such that we might have a predisposed bias one way or the other), let's address a few questions.  Assume fall practice has started up and perhaps the season already has started: 1.  What happens when a single member of a team tests positive? He could be a starter or he could be a bench-warmer; does it matter?   What should a school do?  Quarantine the kid?  Require all members of the team (and coaches) to self-quarantine for a specified period of time?  How long?  One week?  Two weeks?  Realizing of course, that each week off likely will cost the team a game.  2.  If you don't require the whole team to be quarantined (but only the single player who tested positive), aren't you now subjecting the next opponent to exposure of the virus -- perhaps through asymptomatic players?  Of course, that's always going to be a risk, but the risk increases with a known positive result.   Assuming some form of team quarantine, what effect does that have on the next game or two?  Do those opponents get Covid forfeit wins?  3.  What if there are multiple teams in a particular geographic area that are forced to take a week or two off?  Can or must "clean teams" in that area play each other instead of getting a Covid forfeit win?   Absent an agreement, perhaps the clean teams would have to be within 2 or 3 classifications of each other, so that a 2A team doesn't get matched up against an 8A team . . . unless the 2A team is Madison. 4.  Or, how about this:  put someone at the FHSAA in charge of 'last minute scheduling.'   Say by 3:00 on Wednesday, the last-minute scheduler knows who all the virus teams are and who all the clean teams are, who was supposed to be playing who, who had a home game scheduled and who was supposed to be on the road.  The scheduler then matches up the clean teams against each other (based on size, location, etc.), allowing home teams to keep home games as much as possible for both the gate receipts and referee scheduling.  5.  Should Covid forfeit losses count against team RPI's?  Going from 10 games to 8 probably wouldn't be a problem, but what if the virus hits again and a team loses two more games to the virus?  Could a team qualify for the playoffs having only played six games? 6.  Speaking of the playoffs, what happens if Covid hits then?   At this point, I'm guessing the clean team gets a bye and the team with the virus, well, their season is over.   7.  What happens if a team tries to hide the fact that their 3rd team long-snapper, son of a prominent booster had tested positive prior to a game, but the team chose to keep quiet?  What should the punishment be?  Fines?  Suspensions?  Death penalty . . . at least for the rest of the season?  I'm curious what your answers are to these questions, but regardless, someone needs to start thinking about these questions (and more) now.  FHSAA Task Force, are you out there?    
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