CARBONDALE — ZeVeyon Furcron and his teammates did the hard work to get to Friday's first day of SIU football practice.
They were responsible during the summer, limiting their exposure to others and wearing face coverings in public, and have done their best to follow the Salukis' unusual protocols since arriving on campus. Two temperature checks a day. Symptoms check. Position meetings over Zoom. A weekly test for the coronavirus, which has knocked fall football out of five different FCS leagues so far. Staying with their workout group.