COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBS/AP) — Legendary former Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach Lou Holtz has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The 83-year-old former college football coach confirmed the test Thursday to a Columbia, South Carolina TV station.READ MORE: Justin Fields To Return As Bears' Starting QB On Sunday Against Packers
“I don’t have a lot of energy right now,” Holtz told the station.
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 receiver the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump.READ MORE: 71-Year-Old Man Shot Multiple Times, Killed While Heading To Store To Buy Newspaper In Chinatown
Holtz retired from coaching in 2004. He was 249-132-7 in 33 seasons at William & Mary, North Carolina State, Arkansas, Minnesota, Notre Dame and South Carolina. He was 3-10 with the New York Jets in the NFL in 1976.
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