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Tennessee Vols Athletic Director Phil Fulmer announces Friday he's COVID-19 positive

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KNOXVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 08: Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer before the game between the East Tennessee State Buccaneers and Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by Donald Page/Getty Images)

Former Tennessee Volunteers head football coach and current Tennessee Vols Athletic Director Phil Fulmer announced on Friday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement posted on Twitter, Fulmer says:

"Yesterday, I learned that I had returned a positive test for COVID-19, and I immediately began following our isolation protocol. A second test confirmed the previous positive. I remain asymptomatic at this point, I am feeling fine and will continue to work remotely while adhering to CDC and local health department guidelines. I have not been deemed to be a close contact with any of our student-athletes or sport-specific staff members." -Phillip Fulmer.

This is a developing story and will be updated as we learn more.


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