Virginia Tech star CB Farley to skip college football season

Caleb Farley
Posted at 10:44 AM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 10:44:06-04

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Virginia Tech star cornerback Caleb Farley says he will not play for the Hokies if there is a season, becoming the most notable major-college football player to opt out because of concerns about the coronavirus.

The redshirt junior from Hickory, North Carolina, revealed his decision in a video posted to social media.

The 6-foot-2, 207-pound Farley is considered one of the nation’s top defensive backs.

He said he’s forgoing the season “due to uncertain health conditions and regulations and all the other opt-outs going on in football right now.”