Do you find yourself asking, "Gee, I wonder what the student-athletes can do right now during this life of quarantine?" or "I wonder what student-athletes are allowed to do during this quarantine?"
Well, you are in luck.
Oregon football sophomore wide receiver Mycah Pittman is just your guy.
On Saturday, June 13, Pittman posted a YouTube video to his personal YouTube page giving you a glimpse of what a day in this life of quarantine is like for student-athletes. Pittman gives you a behind-the-scenes tour of his room and Twitch streaming setup, what he eats during the day, a voluntary workout with some of his teammates, and much more.
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It can be difficult to keep track of everything we can and can't do in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. What seemed like football was on the right track and right timeline to start on time has now taken a bit of a halt. Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced late last week that she is putting a halt on all phase re-openings for one week to slow down the spiked number of cases of coronavirus in Oregon, which includes Lane County and Eugene, Oregon, both already in Phase 2 of Brown's re-opening plan.
But make no mistake, the reigning Pac-12 Champions and Rose Bowl victors are still (safely) putting in work and preparing for whenever the college football season starts up again.
You can watch the full video below:
Photo image by Scott Boldt, student at the University of Oregon.
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Mycah Pittman shows what it's like to be a student-athlete in quarantine originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest