NCAA Football: Pinstripe Bowl-Wisconsin vs Miami

Miami head coach Mark Richt looks on against Wisconsin during the second quarter in the 2018 Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.

Former University of Georgia head coach Mark Richt suffered a heart attack Monday morning, but Richt has already tweeted that he is “fine” and will be back at work this week. On his Twitter feed he posted:

“I am assuming word travels fast. So I wanted to be able to inform everyone that I did have a heart attack this morning. I am doing fine. As I went through the experience, I had peace knowing I was going to heaven but I was going to miss my wife. I plan to be at work this week.”

Richt, 59, retired from coaching two years ago and now lives in Destin, Fla. He is a college football analyst for the ACC Network.

He coached at the University of Georgia for 15 years and built a 145-51 record. After being fired at UGA he went to coach at his alma mater, the University of Miami. He coached the Hurricanes for four years.

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