ESPN reporter announces she’s stepping down due to the vaccine mandate

In a statement she posted on Twitter, ESPN reporter Allison Williams announced she would be stepping down due to the vaccine mandate.

Williams wrote “This will be the first fall in the last 15 years I won’t be on the sidelines for College Football. My heart hurts posting this but I’m at peace with my decision.”

“I understand vaccines have been essential in the effort to end this pandemic; however, taking the vaccine at this time is not in my best interest,” Williams says in the statement.

“I must put my family and personal health first,” she conitnues.

“I will miss being on the sidelines and am thankful for the support of my ESPN family. I look forward to when I can return to the games and job that I love,” Williams adds.