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Central Catholic Football Player, Pitt Recruit Elliot Donald Opts Out Of Playing In Upcoming Season, Citing Coronavirus Concerns

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Central Catholic football star Elliot Donald, a Pitt recruit, has opted out of playing in the upcoming season, citing Coronavirus concerns.

According to the Tribune-Review, Donald a senior. has chosen to sit out for the upcoming football season.

"I'm not worried about getting it myself, but I am worried about giving it to my family," Donald told the Tribune-Review.

Central Catholic coach Terry Totten told KDKA's news partners at the Post-Gazette that it was a personal decision for Donald.

Last month, Donald tweeted that football should be played in the spring.

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Donald committed to the University of Pittsburgh in July.

Elliot Donald is the nephew of former Pitt and Penn Hills player and NFL star Aaron Donald.

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