Dooley out of hospital after bout with COVID-19

by Ricardo Gutierrez - Former Georgia coach Vince Dooley, 90, has been released from an Athens-area hospital after being treated for a mild case of COVID-19, the school announced.

Former Georgia coach Vince Dooley, 90, released from a hospital after bout with COVID-19 12:12 PM ET Associated Press ATHENS, Ga. -- Former Georgia coach Vince Dooley has been released from a hospital after being treated for COVID-19. Georgia announced Wednesday that Dooley, 90, was released from an Athens-area hospital on Monday following a "mild case" of COVID-19. He was admitted to the hospital on Saturday. Dooley said in a statement he plans to attend No. 1 Georgia's homecoming game against Vanderbilt on Saturday and participate in a planned book signing. "I'm grateful for all the cards, text messages, emails, and calls as well as the prayers and concerns," Dooley said in a statement released by Georgia. "But I'm ready to go Saturday with my regular book signing session at the UGA Bookstore and certainly the homecoming game." Dooley was 201-77-10 in 25 years as coach of the Bulldogs and also served as athletic director until 2004.