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Former UK football coach tests positive for COVID

Rich Brooks
Posted at 11:38 PM, Aug 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-29 23:38:53-04

On Sunday, former UK Football Coach Rich Brooks posted on Twitter that he and his wife had tested positive for COVID-19.

He says that they are both fully vaccinated, and are showing mild symptoms.

Brooks coached UK from 2003-2009. He led the Wildcats to four bowl appearances, including three straight wins, during his tenure.

His biggest win came in 2007 against #1 LSU in triple overtime.