Alcorn State Practices in Limbo Sans Athletic Trainers

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With no athletic trainers available, Alcorn State University's football team canceled practice Monday. It's likely the team will cancel practice Tuesday, and it's even possible the Bravehawks will enter Saturday's game against Alabama State having not practiced at all this week.

Alcorn State, which has won consecutive Southwestern Athletic Conference championships and four consecutive division titles, does not have a full-time athletic trainer, and its part-time contracted trainers are unavailable due to COVID-19.

Program sources told The Athletic early Monday about the situation, and head coach Fred McNair confirmed the news on his radio show Monday night, putting the blame on the athletic department administration.

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