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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Legendary college football head coach Lou Holtz has announced that he was involved in a car accident earlier this week. The accident happened on Wednesday near Miami, Florida.

According to Holtz, he is fine. He even jokes that he’s sore.

The 81-year-old had a speaking engagement at a Buffalo Wild Wings prior to the accident.

Holtz spent 33-years as a college football head coach. He has a career record of 249-132-7. He also went 12-8-2 during 22 Bowl appearances.

He began his head coaching career with the William & Mary Tribe, then moving on to the North Carolina State Wolfpack, Arkansas Razorbacks, Minnesota Golden Gophers, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and the South Carolina Gamecocks. He is mostly remembered for his time coaching the Fighting Irish.

Former Notre Dame Fighting Irish head coach Lou Holtz walks out to the coin toss against the Michigan Wolverines with David Grimes, David Bruton, and Maurice Crum

Lou Holtz walks out for the coin toss against the Michigan Wolverines (Getty Images)

He last coached in college football in 2004 with the Gamecocks, as he went 6-5.

The 11-years in South Bend, Indiana was the most he spent at any school. He went 100-30-2 at Notre Dame. In addition, it is the only school that he coached 100 games or more with.

Holtz coached 18 Consensus All-Americans with the last being Bobby Taylor in 1994. He also won six Coach of the Year awards.

The Fighting Irish won the 1988 National Championship. They went 12-0 that season, including a 34-3 win over the West Virginia Mountaineers.

That season, the Fighting Irish finished first in the Associated Press poll. They also finished first in the final coaches poll.

Holtz was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2008.


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