Former football coach Lou Holtz tests positive for COVID-19

Lou Holtz (Photo: Republican National Convention)

COLUMBIA. SC (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.

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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.