Coronavirus: Ex-LSU QB Jamie Howard, four-star recruit son test positive for COVID-19 (Details)

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The COVID-19 pandemic has gripped the nation during the last two months, and it is hitting near residence within the faculty soccer world. The Advocate reported Friday that former LSU quarterback Jamie Howard and his son, Walker Howard, have been identified with coronavirus. Walker Howard is a four-star prospect within the Class of 2022 out of St. Thomas Extra Excessive College in Lafayette, Louisiana. Jamie Howard started feeling in poor health on March 21 and examined optimistic on March 28 whereas Walker seems to have very minor signs. 

“I feel everybody must know this can be a very severe factor,” Howard instructed The Advocate. “When it is all stated and executed, I feel plenty of us, perhaps half of us, are going to be uncovered to it in some unspecified time in the future. I feel we’re all simply reacting in a different way to it. You do not need folks scared to see you or something, however folks have to know the way severe that is. That is just like the flu on steroids. You then add the respiratory problem with it; it is no joke in any respect.”

The elder Howard performed for the Tigers from 1992-95. He thew for six,158 yards, 34 touchdowns and 47 interceptions, and was a starter for elements of all 4 seasons he spent in Baton Rouge. Walker Howard is the No. three pro-style prospect, the No. 62 general participant and fourth-ranked participant in Louisiana in his recruiting class. He has provides from a number of high-profile applications together with LSU, Alabama and Texas A&M.

The coronavirus outbreak has compelled faculty soccer to make large modifications in its calendar, together with the cancellation of spring follow and spring video games, a brand new recruiting lifeless interval and the suspension of all athletic actions. 

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