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BYU starting QB Zach Wilson reveals he had COVID-19 over the summer. Here’s why he’s looking for a new place to live

PROVO — BYU safety Zayne Anderson said that coaches and the school’s sports medicine people have been “pretty discreet” about revealing which football players have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic hit six months ago.

But at least one prominent player, starting quarterback Zach Wilson, acknowledged publicly Monday after fielding a question from the Deseret News on a video teleconference that he contracted the novel coronavirus during the summer.

Wilson has long since recovered and will start on Saturday when the Cougars (1-0) play host to Troy (1-0) at LaVell Edwards Stadium (8:15 p.m. MDT, ESPN).