Dec 21, 2019; Orlando, Florida, USA; Liberty Flames head coach Hugh Freeze celebrates a win as Liberty Flames defensive lineman Jessie Lemonier (11) looks on after the Cure Bowl against the Georgia Southern Eagles  at Exploria Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

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Liberty coach Freeze tests positive for COVID-19

Liberty head coach Hugh Freeze has tested positive for COVID-19, the school announced on Friday.

Per the school, Freeze received the positive test result earlier in the week and has experienced mild symptoms.

“Since learning of the positive test result, Coach Freeze has self-isolated himself and he continues to follow all guidelines set forth by the Liberty University medical staff and local health officials,” Liberty wrote in a statement. “He looks forward to rejoining the team for bowl preparation, next week.”

“As of today, my symptoms are sinus congestion, body/back aches/no smell or taste and fatigue. Hopeful that’s all I experience,” Freeze, 51, told CBS Sports.

The Flames answered an 8-5 season by winning their first eight games and posting a 9-1 record in 2020. Liberty was scheduled to play Coastal Carolina last weekend before the game was canceled due to COVID-19 cases among the Flames team.

Last month, Liberty extended Freeze’s contract through the 2026 season.

Prior to his time at the Lynchburg, Va.-based school, Freeze coached at Arkansas State (10-3 in 2011) and Ole Miss (39-25 from 2012-16).

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