Here's a sampling of what's being said on social media after Thursday's big news from the University of Georgia regarding former coach Vince Dooley:
Sanford Stadium field to be named after Vince Dooley https://t.co/lmcyWdpv8w— AJC Sports (@AJCsports) May 2, 2019
May 2, 2019
Congratulations to The Legendary Vince Dooley and his lovely wife Barbara. The field at Sanford Stadium will be named for him. Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium. It has quite a ring to it! It was an honor working a season of CFB with him 30 years ago in 89’. His 1st out of Coaching pic.twitter.com/feFXFSJqTf— Tim Brando (@TimBrando) May 2, 2019
Vince’s victory: UGA to name football field after Dooley https://t.co/dAR7q1u1v9— Mark Bradley (@MarkBradleyAJC) May 2, 2019
Well deserved recognition and a great honor for @McGillToolen alum Vince Dooley! I love when he predicts a @McTFootball win on @1055wnsp by singing the McT Fight Song! #WhoAreWeMcT https://t.co/Abn9sdLjSP— McTCoachGriffin (@McTCoachGriffin) May 2, 2019
It's about time!— NATEDAWG🏈 (@NateDawgUga) May 2, 2019
Congratulations Vince Dooley!!
Well deserved and very exciting.
This is long overdue...
Next up, Herschel Walker's Statue. #GoDawgs #UGA 🔴⚪⚫ https://t.co/EaDx4NUlDA
UGA plans to create Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium.— Zach Klein (@ZachKleinWSB) May 2, 2019
Official ceremony will be before their 2019 home opener on September 7.
Next up... hopefully... a statute for Herschel pic.twitter.com/O8Qh8wwCVl
Excited to hear that @universityofga is naming the football field at Sanford Stadium after Coach Vince Dooley. pic.twitter.com/RfHV6W9OhM— Reg Griffin (@reggriffin) May 2, 2019
BREAKING NEWS: How does Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium sound to you? https://t.co/TvPpJZgLKI— TOWERS' TAKE (@ChipTowersDN) May 2, 2019
Vince Dooley Field. Sounds like a winner to me. pic.twitter.com/KXg89ugjb4— jcoker1 (@jcoker1) May 2, 2019
Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium to become a reality https://t.co/jE1O66YfLv pic.twitter.com/14jnQdAp9U— Anthony Dasher (@AnthonyDasher1) May 2, 2019
Well deserved and long overdue. https://t.co/0c3azxJo1g— Kendall Rumsey (@KendallRumsey) May 2, 2019
"Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium!" Congratulations to the Legendary Vince Dooley! #ImARealFan #GoDawgs— College Football Hall of Fame (@cfbhall) May 2, 2019
Just got off the phone with Barbara Dooley as word came that Georgia's field, pending approval, will finally be named for Hall of Fame Coach Vince Dooley.— Tony Barnhart (@MrCFB) May 2, 2019
"We are absolutely thrilled," she said. Vince Dooley won 201 games, six SEC championships and one national championship.
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