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Vince Dooley, legendary Georgia football coach, hospitalized

Dooley was hospitalized Saturday with a "mild case" of COVID-19.

ATHENS, Ga. — Former legendary Georgia Bulldogs head coach Vince Dooley was hospitalized Saturday with a "mild case" of COVID-19, 11Alive's Maria Martin learned while in Athens.

The illustrious Dooley just recently turned 90 in September and was serenaded to "Happy Birthday" in front of 70,000 fans inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium in the season opener against Oregon.

During his 25-year coaching career at UGA, Dooley compiled a 201–77–10 record. His teams won six Southeastern Conference titles and the 1980 national championship.

Georgia beat Auburn 42-10 in Sanford Stadium on Saturday to pick up their sixth consecutive win against the Tigers in the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry.

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