Trump Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Former Football Coach Holtz

President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former football coach Lou Holtz, in a ceremony at the Oval Office. "Today it's my privilege to present our nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to one of the greatest coaches in American history, the legendary Lou Holtz, a friend of mine—great gentleman, great man," Trump said during the Dec. 3 ceremony, attended by dozens of people. The 83-year-old sports veteran spent 34 years coaching both college and professional football teams and is perhaps best known for an 11-season stretch asNotre Dame's head coach. "America recognizes Lou Holtz as one of the greatest football coaches of all time for his unmatched accomplishments on the gridiron, but he is also a philanthropist, author, and true American patriot," the White House said in a statement announcing Trump's plan to award Holtz the medal, which is granted to people ...

Trump Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Former
Football Coach Holtz
President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former football coach Lou Holtz, in a ceremony at the Oval Office. "Today it's my privilege to present our nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to one of the greatest coaches in American history, the legendary Lou Holtz, a friend of mine—great gentleman, great man," Trump said during the Dec. 3 ceremony, attended by dozens of people. The 83-year-old sports veteran spent 34 years coaching both college and professional football teams and is perhaps best known for an 11-season stretch asNotre Dame's head coach. "America recognizes Lou Holtz as one of the greatest football coaches of all time for his unmatched accomplishments on the gridiron, but he is also a philanthropist, author, and true American patriot," the White House said in a statement announcing Trump's plan to award Holtz the medal, which is granted to people ...