The OU Daily has learned that 29 Sooners will miss the Sooners' home opener against Missouri State Saturday night, with 17 players being in quarantine, 11 in isolation and one out due to illness, per a source close to the program.
The NCAA requirements for a football game is 53 players, one quarterback and seven offensive linemen.
Among the 29 players in quarantine or isolation are as follows:
Jadon Haselwood is missing the game for reasons other than quarantine or isolation.
Head coach Lincoln Riley said Tuesday the team will no longer disclose COVID-19 testing results to the public, citing the team wanting to avoid having a "competitive disadvantage."
According to the Springfield News-Leader’s Wyatt Wheeler, Missouri State President Clif Smart knew ahead of the game that the game was in "serious jeopardy" due to COVID-19 testing on OU's roster.