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Bob Jones cancels two football games due to COVID-19

Brant Berry | PrepsNet

Madison, AL – PrepsNet has learned that the Bob Jones Patriots (2-1, 1-1) have canceled their next two varsity football games due to COVID-19 concerns. 

According to reports, nine Bob Jones players recently texted positive for the coronavirus. 

The team will be quarantined until September 27th. 

The Patriots were slated to host 7A Region 4 foe Florence (2-1, 1-1) tonight and step out of region play to face the Auburn Tigers on September 25th.  They will now forfeit both of those contests.  

Bob Jones is the second Alabama football squad in as many days to cancel games due to COVID-19.  6A Mortimer Jordan announced Friday night that they will forfeit their September 25th game against Briarwood Christian

The story was originally reported by’s Ben Thomas.