Sports community reacts to death of legendary UGA coach Vince Dooley


ATHENS, Ga. — The college football world was delivered sad news on Friday when it learned the sudden death of legendary University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley. He was 90-years-old. Dooley died peacefully at his home with his wife and their four children by his side, according to a statement. Dooley, a revered coach at UGA from 1964 to 1988, led the Bulldogs to the 1980 national championship. Led by a freshman tailback named Herschel Walker who took the college football world by storm, Dooley's Dawgs defeated Notre Dame 17-10 in the 1981 Sugar Bowl. It was the school's second title in program history. The sports community mourned the loss of Dooley on Friday, with coaches, commissioners, teams and even UGA's biggest rivals taking to social media to offer their condolences. RELATED: Vince Dooley dead at 90, UGA says In a tweet on social media, UGA released the following statement: