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Former football coach Lou Holtz tests positive for COVID-19

Former football coach Lou Holtz

COLUMBIA. S.C. (AP) — Lou Holtz has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 83-year-old former college football coach confirmed the test Thursday to Columbia TV station WOLO.

Holtz led Notre Dame to the 1988 national title in a Hall of Fame career.

He has worked for ESPN and campaigned for President Donald Trump.

Holtz is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump.

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