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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Vince Dooley (b. 1932)
In 1964 Dooley, at the age of thirty-one, was hired by athletic director Joel Eaves as head coach of the UGA football team and served in that position until 1988.
Dooley succeeded Eaves as athletic director in 1979 and dedicated the next twenty-five years to Georgia Bulldog athletics until his contract was not renewed in a highly publicized power battle with university president Michael Adams in 2003.
Dooley was also instrumental in bringing to Athens three sporting events (women's soccer, rhythmic gymnastics, and volleyball) of the 1996 Olympic Games and served six years on the advisory committee to the Atlanta Olympic Organizing Committee, whose president, Billy Payne, was a former UGA football player.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-1999   (1474 words)

 Vince Dooley (b. 1932)
Dooley continued to excel at football under coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, however, and in 1954 was invited to play in the College All-Star Game in Chicago (the All-Stars lost that game to the National Football League Champion Detroit Lions, 31-6).
Although Dooley's first game as head coach resulted in a 31-3 drubbing at the hands of Bear Bryant's University of Alabama Crimson Tide, fans warmed quickly to the new coach as he led the team to a 7-3-1 mark and a 7-0 Sun Bowl win over Texas Tech University in 1964.
Dooley was also celebrated for his good fortune against two of Georgia's worst enemies: He had a 19-6 record against the Georgia Institute of Technology and a 17-7-1 record against the University of Florida.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/ArticlePrintable.jsp?id=h-1999   (1400 words)

 Vince Dooley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vincent Joseph Dooley (born September 4, 1932 in Mobile, Alabama) was the head football coach (seasons 1964 through 1988) and athletic director (1979 to 2004) at the University of Georgia.
Dooley's teams were known for their hard nosed defense and conservative yet fundamentally sound offenses.
Dooley is a graduate of Auburn University (1954, M.His 1963) where he played college football and later coached under Ralph "Shug" Jordan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vince_Dooley   (142 words)

 Vince Dooley's son hired by La. Tech - Boston.com
Derek Dooley, son of longtime Georgia football coach Vince Dooley, was hired as head coach by Louisiana Tech on Monday.
Dooley replaces Jack Bicknell, who was fired Dec. 4 after the Bulldogs finished 3-10, 1-7 in the WAC.
Dooley, who will continue his responsibilities as the Dolphins tight ends coach through the end of the season, is very familiar with the college and high school football in the south after serving as an assistant at LSU under Nick Saban for five years.
www.boston.com /sports/colleges/football/articles/2006/12/18/vince_dooleys_son_hired_by_la_tech   (233 words)

 Sports Sunday Best: Vince Dooley's 40-year reign comes to a forced ending   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Dooley distanced himself from most of the ugliness, accumulated a lifetime of accolades and managed to walk away with the image of a revered statesman largely intact.
Dooley claims he is being forced out, his request for a contract extension turned down by the president.
Dooley heard plenty of grumbling when his former quarterback proved to be overmatched in his first head coaching job.
www.marconews.com /news/2004/jun/20/ndn_sports_sunday_best__vince_dooley_s_40_year_rei/?print=1   (2563 words)

 Vince Dooley Show - Feb. 17, 2000 :: The Anti-Orange Page :: Where Rednecks Turn Orange in the Fall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Vince thinks JD does an excellent job, and emphasizes it as much as any head coach he is familiar with.
Vince thinks all participants share blame in the Williams case, and Williams has handled the situation as well as can be expected.
Vince is amazed that college football and basketball have remained as popular as they have, given the number of games televised.
www.dawgtoons.com /antiorange/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=698   (846 words)

 The Brunswick News
Dooley flips to the page with a picture of the Bulldogs' rookie coach, his young wife and their three small children.
Dooley maintains he was forced by Adams to take a three-year contract back in 2001 because "that was all I could get," with the understanding that he might be ready to retire when the deal was up.
Dooley is hesitant to reminisce, feeling that would diminish the job he's trying to do today, and he's reluctant to discuss the future, either.
www.thebrunswicknews.com /front/278156881765213.php   (882 words)

 DogBytes - Spotlight '99 Spotlight '99 Dooley brought UGA into top ranks of college football
While many have touted Dooley as one of the keys to the continued success of the UGA football program, and UGA athletics in general, Dooley says credit has come to him simply because of his longevity.
Dooley added that during his career, the addition of a variety of women's sports programs at the university, such as softball and soccer, has prompted the dropping of some men's sports teams, such as gymnastics and wrestling.
Despite these accomplishments, Dooley said he still has his eye on other additions to the university's athletic facilities, including an indoor facility for track and for football practice, an academic building for athletics, an expansion of Sanford Stadium's sky suites and additional endowed athletic scholarships.
www.onlineathens.com /dogbytes/articles/dooley.shtml   (946 words)

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Since he now is retired, Vince Dooley has become increasingly open to lending his face, name and voice to advertising campaigns.
Dooley is pitching more than the services of a car wash. He appears with his wife, Barbara, in ads for an insurance company and a local bank.
Dooley, 73, was Georgia's football coach from 1964-88 and athletic director from 1979-2004.
www.11alive.com /rss/article.aspx?storyid=70477   (559 words)

 Naples Daily News: Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Dooley is grudgingly stepping aside at month's end, giving up his AD job after a nasty spat with the school's president.
Dooley distanced himself from most of the ugliness, accumulated a lifetime of accolades and managed to walk away with the image of a revered statesman largely intact.
Dooley heard plenty of grumbling when his former quarterback proved to be overmatched in his first head coaching job.
www.naplesnews.com /npdn/sports/article/0,2071,NPDN_15000_2976717,00.html   (2699 words)

 Georgia AD Vince Dooley has an ulcer - OGD
Dooley was rushed to the emergency room at St. Mary's Hospital after paramedics responded to Barbara Dooley's 911 call late Monday night.
Dooley underwent an angioplasty in January 1996 to clear a blockage in an artery near his heart.
Dooley is in the last year of his contract and will retire in June after 40 years at the school.
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 The Brunswick News
Dooley not being mistreated: Everyone has his/her right to an opinion on the Vince Dooley episode, but put it in real world terms and President Adams is honoring a contract that was agreed upon three years ago by both parties involved.
Dooley will be always remembered as Georgia's greatest coach during the 20th century, but during his time as AD he has had several miscues (Ray Goff, Jim Donnan, etc.).
Vince Dooley will always be a part of the University of Georgia and it is up to the alumni to honor the agreement between Dooley and Adams and move on.
www.thebrunswicknews.com /front/277974321942691.php   (521 words)

 SI.com - NCAA Football - Auburn: Vince Dooley interested AD job - Thursday August 19, 2004 8:45PM
Dooley issued a statement Wednesday night saying nobody from his alma mater has called him about replacing retiring athletic director David Housel, but did not say whether he would be interested.
She said that that Dooleys "have a ton of friends" at Auburn but that it was not her place to comment on whether she would want to move there.
Dooley played football and basketball for Auburn and was an assistant football coach before becoming Georgia's coach in 1964.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2004/football/ncaa/08/19/bc.auburn.dooley.ap/index.html?cnn=yes   (603 words)

 USATODAY.com - Support extended but not Dooley's contract   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Dooley, whose contract runs through June 30, 2004, was not included on the search committee, which further angered his supporters.
Dooley supporters are going to have to work hard to persuade the board of regents, which governs the university system, that Adams is the villain.
Dooley, though dismayed he could not negotiate a contract extension through 2008, said last week he is "uneasy" about the protest, which is creating rival camps at the university.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/2003-06-24-dooley-tenure_x.htm   (1176 words)

 Player Bio: Vince Dooley :: Genrel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Dooley, who was instrumental in the University's campus being designated as an arboretum, was presented with the Georgia Urban Forest Council's 2001 Individual Achievement Award given for significant accomplishments in promoting urban forestry in Georgia.
Dooley was selected as a flame bearer in the 1996 Summer Olympics torch relay receiving the flame from Payne in Sanford Stadium.
Dooley is married to the former Barbara Meshad of Birmingham.
georgiadogs.collegesports.com /genrel/dooley_vince00.html   (1283 words)

 Amazon.com: Vince Dooley's Tales from the 1980 Georgia Bulldogs: Books: Vince Dooley,Blake Giles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Vince Dooley had the perfect view of the bedlam, riding atop the shoulders of his players, and he had the perfect view of everything that happened in 1980 that led up to the ultimate climax.
Vince Dooley was head football coach at the University of Georgia from 1964 to 1988, winning 201 games, six Southeastern Conference championships, and the 1980 national championship.
Vince Dooley and Blake Giles are the foremost authorities on this season: the coach and the sports editor of the local newspaper.
www.amazon.com /Vince-Dooleys-Tales-Georgia-Bulldogs/dp/158261766X   (1539 words)

 Dooley Library Endowment Fund
Vincent J. Dooley was born in Mobile, Alabama, in 1932.
Dooley and his wife, Barbara, have four children and ten grandchildren.
Coach Dooley has been a man of great foresight in times of charting the future, stability in times of change and vision in critical times that have shaped the path of the college experience.
www.libs.uga.edu /development/dooleyfund.html   (312 words)

 Roundup: Another Dooley in coaching ranks - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
RUSTON, La. — Derek Dooley, son of former Georgia football coach and athletics director Vince Dooley, was hired as head coach by Louisiana Tech on Monday, school president Dan Reneau said.
Dooley began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Georgia in 1996 before moving to Southern Methodist as the wide receivers coach in 1997.
Dooley, a walk-on at the University of Virginia, earned a scholarship with the Cavaliers in his second season and helped lead the programs to the ACC championship in 1989 and three bowl appearances.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/football/2006-12-18-roundup_x.htm   (1437 words)

 "My 40 Years at Georgia": Vince Dooley tells good, bad in 252-page memoir - gainesvilletimes.com
Vince Dooley said that if he had been athletic director at the University of Georgia in 1963, he probably wouldn't have taken a chance on an unknown 31-year-old football coach.
But 21 years later, Dooley began a tug of war with Adams that did not officially end until June 30, 2005, when Vincent Joseph Dooley was no longer on the payroll of the University of Georgia.
Dooley reflects on his championships, his successes as a national leader in coaching, and his love for the University of Georgia.
www.gainesvilletimes.com /news/stories/20051218/localnews/49180.shtml   (855 words)

 Georgia Bulldogs, NCAA Football - CBS SportsLine.com
Dooley is grudgingly stepping aside June 30, giving up his AD job after a nasty spat with the school's president.
Dooley distanced himself from most of the ugliness, accumulated a lifetime of accolades and is walking away with the image of a revered statesman largely intact.
Dooley claims he is being forced out, his request for a contract extension turned down by his main antagonist, university president Michael Adams.
www.sportsline.com /collegefootball/story/7432112   (1334 words)

 Scout.com: Dooley not yet contacted by Auburn
Vince Dooley was known as a coach who mostly kept things close to the vest when he roamed the sidelines as Georgia's head coach, known as a model of consistency.
Dooley was clearly the draw, and he chit-chatted with fans and even got up from behind the table to sign other items to keep the long line flowing.
Dooley, who turns 72 on the day Georgia hosts Georgia Southern to open the season, graduated from Auburn in 1954, then returned to the school as an assistant after two years in the Marines.
georgia.scout.com /2/286886.html   (647 words)

 - NCAA Sports.com
Dooley sat in the audience at the news conference as Evans, Adams and the head of the search committee, University of Georgia professor Jere Morehead, fielded questions.
Dooley said he now sees himself continuing in a "dramatically" more active consulting role with Evans as his successor than if an outsider had been hired.
Still, Dooley acknowledged Evans is better prepared now than was Dooley when, still Georgia's football coach, he became athletic director in 1979.
www.ncaasports.com /story/6938344   (671 words)

 A new Force in football - 2003-12-08 - Atlanta Business Chronicle
Williams also is lobbying University of Georgia Athletic Director Vince Dooley, whose contract expires in June, to follow his son's lead and join the Force as CEO and part owner.
Vince Dooley was admitted to the hospital Dec. 2 for abdominal pain and could not be reached for comment on whether he planned to take the top spot with the Force.
While Vince Dooley contemplates joining the Force, the rest of the team's managers have been working to build up the team's image and score some new corporate and local sponsors before the 2004 season begins with a Feb. 8 game against the New York Dragons at Gwinnett.
www.bizjournals.com /atlanta/stories/2003/12/08/story2.html?t=printable   (1370 words)

 activeculture.info - Details for Spencer Lecture: Featuring Coach Vince Dooley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Dooley is a 1994 inductee into the National College Football Hall of Fame.
An avid gardener and horticulturalist, Dooley was instrumental in securing a designation of arboretum for the entire University of Georgia campus.
On the Dooleys' property in Athens, the plants grow six to seven feet tall and blooms pink rich blue in June.
www.activeculture.info /eventsDetails.asp?ItemID=5376   (404 words)

 Opelika-Auburn News | Column: Dooley laid foundation at Auburn
Vince Dooley answered, and he was smiling a big old smile.
It was against this background that young Vince Dooley began leading the Tigers out of this lost jungle of losses; 1951 found Shug Jordan winning five of his first five games.
The foundation of modern Auburn football was born in '53, and it was led by Vince Dooley.
www.oanow.com /servlet/Satellite?pagename=OAN/MGArticle/OAN_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031779214704&path=!sports!index.html   (1068 words)

 What it Means to be a Bulldog: Vince Dooley and Mark Richt and Georgia's Greatest Players
Retiring athletic director and legendary football coach Vince Dooley has been at the forefront of maintaining these traditions over the past 40 years.
Dooley developed the oval G that has, for decades, been the official helmet logo of the Georgia Bulldogs, and he reinstated the "silver britches" during the team’s 1980 national championship season.
In What It Means to Be a Bulldog, Dooley has brought together scores of the greatest players in Georgia football history to reminisce about their days in uniform and to reflect on the impact those experiences have had on their lives.
www.fansedge.com /ProductDetail.aspx?pfId=32-00228&fc=cjcatalog   (307 words)

 Vince Dooley, Bobby Martin, Bill Lofholm To World Sports Humanitarian HOF
Former University of Georgia football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley is the 2006 recipient.
As Georgia head coach from 1964 to 1988, Dooley guided the Bulldogs to 201 victories where he ranks as only the 9th coach in NCAA Division I history to record more than 200 wins.
Dooley, a National College Football Hall of Fame inductee, coached a Heisman Trophy winner (Herschel Walker, 1982), a Maxwell Award winner (Walker, 1982), and Outland Award winner (Bill Stanfill, 1968), 40 First-Team All-Americans and 10 Academic All-Americans.
www.hofmag.com /content/view/433/190   (1082 words)

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