Former Notre Dame football coach awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

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(WTNH) — A big honor has been given to former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz on Thursday.

President Trump awarded former coach Holtz the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor.

Holtz coached for 34 years and led Notre Dame to the national title in 1988. The 83-year-old college football Hall of Famer went on to become an analyst at ESPN.

He is an outspoken Trump supporter.

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