UT Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer signs 4-year contract

University of Tennessee Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer (WSMV)


KNOXVILLE, TN (WSMV) - University of Tennessee athletics director Phillip Fulmer confirmed in a social media post that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Fulmer issued the statement on Friday morning on his Twitter account.

“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.”

Tennessee’s football team is scheduled to visit Auburn on Saturday and Vanderbilt on Nov. 28.


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