Ric Flair, shown at his Lawrenceville home in October, was given a less than 1 in 5 chance to live after he fell ill in August. He says his medical bills for the recent emergency ran above $1 million, and that his recovery included learning to walk again. CONTRIBUTED BY AVERY NEWMARK
Photo: For the AJC
Photo: For the AJC

Ric Flair says he’s available for Tennessee athletic director or football coach

Wrestling icon Ric Flair tossed his hat in the ring for the Tennessee head football coach or athletic director openings on Friday.

Flair posted a picture on Twitter of himself cropped into a photo with a Tennessee polo shirt on with the caption, “If the shirt fits hire him! Available for either position! WOOOOO!”

Tennessee has yet to find a new football coach after the firing of Butch Jones on Nov. 12 despite several interviews and reportedly coming close to several deals.

Tennessee athletic director John Currie was fired Friday after failing to find a new coach and student protests on campus that called for his job over the past week.

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