Alabama College Forfeits Football Game Due to H1N1 Fears

Stillman canceled its home opener against Clark Atlanta because of swine flu, college officials announced Thursday.

Stillman was scheduled to play Clark Atlanta on Saturday in Tuscaloosa. But Tigers football coach L.C. Cole says he noticed some of his players were having flu-like symptoms after a morning workout this week.

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Cole says he felt compelled to cancel the game after he learned that about 37 of his players had become sick. The coach says he doesn't know how everyone became sick.

Both schools are unable to reschedule the game for another date, so Stillman had to forfeit the contest. Stillman and Clark Atlanta compete in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.