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January 16, 2010 | Staff And Wire Reports
Derek Dooley has the Southern accent and the coaching pedigree, and is doing his best to reassure Tennessee fans their new coach appreciates where he's working. "How can you ask for anything more than the University of Tennessee?" Dooley said Friday. The son of longtime Georgia coach Vince Dooley was introduced as the Volunteers' second new head coach in 14 months, replacing Lane Kiffin days after he bolted for USC. Among his first challenges will be reassuring fans and players that he wants to be at Tennessee.
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January 16, 2010 | Staff And Wire Reports
Derek Dooley has the Southern accent and the coaching pedigree, and is doing his best to reassure Tennessee fans their new coach appreciates where he's working. "How can you ask for anything more than the University of Tennessee?" Dooley said Friday. The son of longtime Georgia coach Vince Dooley was introduced as the Volunteers' second new head coach in 14 months, replacing Lane Kiffin days after he bolted for USC. Among his first challenges will be reassuring fans and players that he wants to be at Tennessee.
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May 9, 1997 | From Associated Press
Kentucky has offered its coaching job to Tubby Smith, a former Rick Pitino assistant who led Georgia to consecutive 20-win seasons, Georgia Athletic Director Vince Dooley said Thursday. Dooley said Smith flew to Lexington, Ky., on Wednesday night to meet with Wildcat Athletic Director C.M. Newton. "I do know that they would like to have him in Kentucky," Dooley said. "He was offered the job. It's his job to either take or turn down.
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January 3, 1989
The University of Georgia, which was rebuffed by its first two choices, Monday named assistant coach Ray Goff, a former Bulldog quarterback, to replace Vince Dooley as head football coach. "Everybody has goals and dreams, and there's no doubt that this has always been a goal of mine," Goff said. "I never thought it would come true." Goff, 33, has served on the Georgia staff since 1981, and he coached the running backs the last three years. Goff, a native of Moultrie, Ga.
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December 29, 1987 | Associated Press
Georgia Coach Vince Dooley hopes to break the ice against Arkansas in tonight's Liberty Bowl. His 15th-ranked Bulldogs (8-3) have met the Razorbacks (9-3) in bowl games twice and have come away losers both times. Dooley gets his chance for revenge (5 p.m., Channel 11) in the newly expanded 63,104-seat Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. "My memories of Arkansas are not good at all," said Dooley, whose teams lost to the Razorbacks, 16-2 in the 1969 Sugar Bowl and 31-10 in the 1976 Cotton Bowl.
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December 14, 1988 | Associated Press
Vince Dooley, Georgia football coach and athletic director, is expected to announce his retirement from coaching today, according to several newspaper reports. There was no official confirmation, although one member of the University of Georgia Athletic Board said that Dooley, 56, who has coached the Bulldogs for 25 years and won 200 games as well as one national championship, would announce "what his future holds tomorrow."
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December 19, 1990 | TED BROCK
His team lost to Houston on Sunday, and Kansas City reserve running back Todd McNair covered a lot of ground. Running downfield in the third quarter as a member of the Chiefs' kickoff team, McNair was sandwiched between two Oilers. He suffered a mild concussion and lay unconscious on the turf for several minutes while team officials huddled over him. Finally, he was led to the sideline in a wobbly state. And in his native state, New Jersey.
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December 19, 1990 | TED BROCK
His team lost to Houston on Sunday, and Kansas City reserve running back Todd McNair covered a lot of ground. Running downfield in the third quarter as a member of the Chiefs' kickoff team, McNair was sandwiched between two Oilers. He suffered a mild concussion and lay unconscious on the turf for several minutes while team officials huddled over him. Finally, he was led to the sideline in a wobbly state. And in his native state, New Jersey.
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January 3, 1989
The University of Georgia, which was rebuffed by its first two choices, Monday named assistant coach Ray Goff, a former Bulldog quarterback, to replace Vince Dooley as head football coach. "Everybody has goals and dreams, and there's no doubt that this has always been a goal of mine," Goff said. "I never thought it would come true." Goff, 33, has served on the Georgia staff since 1981, and he coached the running backs the last three years. Goff, a native of Moultrie, Ga.
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January 2, 1989 | From Associated Press
Wayne Johnson threw 3 touchdown passes and Rodney Hampton ran for 109 yards and scored 3 times as No. 19-ranked Georgia gave Coach Vince Dooley a Gator Bowl victory over Michigan State, 34-27, in his final game Sunday night. At the end of the game, Dooley's players gave him a ride on their shoulders as the crowd stayed on and cheered. Dooley, 56, said before the game the impact of ending 25 years as Georgia's head coach hadn't really sunk in.
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December 15, 1988 | Associated Press
Vince Dooley resigned as football coach at the University of Georgia Wednesday after a quarter-century spent transforming the school from also-ran to traditional power. "It is certainly no secret that I have considered for the past several years a change in careers," Dooley said. He answered speculation about a political career by saying: "I have several possibilities which interest me, including opportunities in business as well as a long-standing interest in the politics of this state."
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March 23, 1986 | Associated Press
Vince Dooley, looking back on the controversies that have plagued Georgia's sports programs in recent months, wishes he had required higher academic standards for athletes at the university. In an interview with The Associated Press, the veteran football coach and athletic director expressed concern about his reputation in the aftermath of a federal trial that raised questions about the relationship between academics and athletics at the University of Georgia.
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January 2, 1989 | From Associated Press
Wayne Johnson threw 3 touchdown passes and Rodney Hampton ran for 109 yards and scored 3 times as No. 19-ranked Georgia gave Coach Vince Dooley a Gator Bowl victory over Michigan State, 34-27, in his final game Sunday night. At the end of the game, Dooley's players gave him a ride on their shoulders as the crowd stayed on and cheered. Dooley, 56, said before the game the impact of ending 25 years as Georgia's head coach hadn't really sunk in.
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December 14, 1988 | Associated Press
Vince Dooley, Georgia football coach and athletic director, is expected to announce his retirement from coaching today, according to several newspaper reports. There was no official confirmation, although one member of the University of Georgia Athletic Board said that Dooley, 56, who has coached the Bulldogs for 25 years and won 200 games as well as one national championship, would announce "what his future holds tomorrow."
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December 29, 1987 | Associated Press
Georgia Coach Vince Dooley hopes to break the ice against Arkansas in tonight's Liberty Bowl. His 15th-ranked Bulldogs (8-3) have met the Razorbacks (9-3) in bowl games twice and have come away losers both times. Dooley gets his chance for revenge (5 p.m., Channel 11) in the newly expanded 63,104-seat Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. "My memories of Arkansas are not good at all," said Dooley, whose teams lost to the Razorbacks, 16-2 in the 1969 Sugar Bowl and 31-10 in the 1976 Cotton Bowl.
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