FSU offensive lineman Andrew Boselli at FSU’s first spring practice of 2019. (Photo: Wayne McGahee III/Democrat)
Coronavirus has hit home for Florida State athletics.
Via a letter posted on Seminoles.com Friday morning, FSU football offensive lineman Andrew Boselli announced that he was diagnosed with and has recovered from the virus sweeping the country.
Andrew’s father, Tony Boselli, a three-time All-Pro offensive lineman with the Jacksonville Jaguars, spent five days in a Jacksonville hospital last month following a positive COVID-19 diagnosis. About half of his stay was in the ICU.
Here’s the entirety of Andrew’s letter:
“I’m 22 years old. A healthy student-athlete playing football at one of the best programs in college football history. And I had coronavirus.
When I first heard the news of the coronavirus pandemic, I, like most, saw the studies that said it was primarily a danger to the elderly and figured it wouldn’t have much impact on me, my family or friends.
I even had plans to spend Spring Break on a cruise to the Bahamas.
The last few weeks, though, have shown just how wrong I was, and just how seriously we all need to treat this outbreak.
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