Florida State Seminoles Head Football Coach Mike Norvell Tests Positive for COVID-19

Deputy head coach Chris Thomsen will serve as interim coach

Florida State coach Mike Norvell announced Saturday he has tested positive for the coronavirus and is isolating, leaving deputy head coach Chris Thomsen as interim coach while Norvell is away. (ESPN image)

(ESPN) – Florida State coach Mike Norvell announced Saturday he has tested positive for the coronavirus and is isolating, leaving deputy head coach Chris Thomsen as interim coach while Norvell is away.

In a statement, Norvell said he tested positive during the team’s most recent round of testing Friday and is feeling fine.

His wife and daughter also were tested on Saturday and received negative results, but are quarantining.

With Norvell in isolation, Thomsen will handle in-person and head-coaching duties until Norvell is able to return. Florida State was off this week and travels to play rival Miami next Saturday.

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