Vice president, Coach O stress importance of football

During Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Baton Rouge and Tiger Stadium today, LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron talked about the importance of football, to Pence's enthusiastic agreement, The Advocate reports.

"I don't think we can take this away from our players, take this away from our state and our country," Orgeron told the round table discussion. "We need football. Football is the lifeblood of our country."

The comments drew applause from the vice president.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are soon due to release recommendations or returning to schools.

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