Georgia to honor Mark Richt at halftime on Nov. 6

Georgia coach Mark Richt fires up his team as they prepare to play Georgia Tech on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Atlanta. This was Richt's last game as coach at Georgia.  Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

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Georgia coach Mark Richt fires up his team as they prepare to play Georgia Tech on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Atlanta. This was Richt's last game as coach at Georgia. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

Former Georgia coach Mark Richt will be honored at halftime of the Bulldogs’ football game against Missouri on Nov. 6, the school announced Thursday.

“We are so appreciative of all of coach Richt’s contributions to the University of Georgia,” athletic director Josh Brooks said in a statement. “His impact on Georgia football, the Athletic Association and the Athens community is immeasurable. We are thrilled we are able to honor him at Sanford Stadium this season.”

Richt had a 145-51 overall record in 15 seasons at UGA, which ranks him 10th on the all-time winningest SEC coach list. He was fired in 2015 and went on to coach his alma mater, Miami, from 2016-18. The Bulldogs had an 85-40 SEC record during his tenure and made five appearances in SEC Championship games, winning twice in 2002 and 2005. Richt, a two-time SEC Coach of the Year honoree, led Georgia to nine bowl game wins, including Sugar Bowl victories in the 2002 and 2007 seasons.

“Katharyn and I are excited about being honored on Nov. 6 in Sanford Stadium,” Richt said in a statement. “Athens and the University of Georgia have been very special to us and we are humbled to be a part of the great history and tradition of the football program. We also would like to thank the people of Georgia for the love and support we felt throughout our time in Athens.”

The TV network and game time for the Georgia-Missouri game has yet to be announced.

Richt, who does work for ACC Network, recently revealed he has Parkinson’s disease.