ATHENS, Ga — A public celebration honoring the life of legendary former University of Georgia head football coach Vince Dooley will be held on Friday night in Athens, Georgia.
If you are unable to attend in person, Channel 2 will be streaming the service live starting at 7:30 p.m.
Dooley died on Oct. 28, at the age of 90.
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“Coach Dooley meant so much to this University and the Athens Community,” J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics, Josh Brooks, said. “This will be a tremendous opportunity to honor a man who meant the world to so many of us. Georgia Athletics wanted to give Bulldog fans a chance to pay tribute to Coach Dooley, and this is a great way to do that.”
Dooley resisted coaching at first, thinking it “an insecure business.” He had an offer to go into banking when he left the Marine Corps, and …