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Assistant HHS Secretary Giroir says college football can happen in the fall

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Birmingham anchor Jamie Hale landed an exclusive with ADM Brett P. Giroir, MD on the possibility.

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Add another voice to the debate on whether college football can or should be played in the fall, as ABC 33/40 anchor Jamie Hale managed to get an exclusive with the man known as the nation’s “testing czar, ” pediatrician and four-star Admiral Brett P. Giroir, MD. Hale also includes snippets of Mac Jones and Najee Harris from Friday’s Zoom conference with reporters, and even a little Alabama football footage.

The interview touches on a few bullets:

  • Why players are safer in the football environment
  • Protocols required to play
  • Whether there can be fans in the crowd
  • Whether he would personally be willing to attend a game

It’s a solid interview, and in the end Admiral Giroir is bullish about the idea of football happening this fall. See below for both halves of the two-part conversation.

As we love to say around here, hope for the best.

Roll Tide.