Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Saturday, October 29, 2022 – Vince Dooley
“We started him at tight end, and he just sort of ate his way to the guard position.”
– on Georgia offensive guard George Collins.
“I’ve said many times that I knew Herschel was going to be good, but I never thought he would be that good that fast. But I was certainly going to give him the opportunity.”
“My base salary was $12,000. But I had a TV contract of $100 a show on a one-year trial for ten shows. So it wasn’t just the base salary. Every time that the salary surveys come out in the newspaper, I have to hide it from my wife (Barbara), because she gets mad every time she sees what everybody’s making. She says, ‘Go back for one year and get fired. Then you’ll be set for life.’”
“He was a relentless player. When he left Georgia he held the school record for most career tackles by a defensive lineman (348). That meant he was really chasing the ball.”
– on Georgia defensive tackle and pro wrestler Bill Goldberg.
“Nothing like being a champion. Go Dawgs”
“I just don’t think a coaching career can be complete without an undisputed National Championship. You need at least one year when you win them all and your team is recognized unanimously as the best in the nation. It took 17 years to do it, but we finally had one.”
Wikipedia: Vince Dooley