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October 6, 2014: Some Random Thoughts On Some Random Subjects

If I die anytime soon — and I have no plans to do so at the moment — please see that the first paragraph of my obituary reads, “He was past president of the University of Georgia National Alumni Association.” You can save for later paragraphs the part about my being often mistaken for Brad […]

December 10, 2012: Vince Dooley Talks About Football, Family And UGA History

I called Hall of Fame football coach Vince Dooley this week to get his perspective on UGA’s heart-breaking loss to Alabama in the SEC Championship game. There are few people more qualified to comment than Vince Dooley. Let’s start with the fact that he won 201 football games, six SEC championships and a national title […]

Jun. 11, 2007: A Lot Of Things Have Changed In This World, But Not Vince Dooley

A LOT OF THINGS HAVE CHANGED IN THIS WORLD, BUT NOT VINCE DOOLEY The first time I met Vince Dooley was at a restaurant at St. Simons Island. It was early 1965, and he was sitting alone in the near-empty eatery having dinner. I walked over and introduced myself and congratulated him on the winning […]

December 7, 2000: CEOs Make the Tough Decisions

Today, let us discuss the role of the chief executive officer, commonly referred to as the CEO. Our class assignment will be to look at the firing of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan and the role played by the University’s CEO, Mike Adams. The first thing to know about CEO’s is they get paid the […]

November 30, 2000: Color My Red and Black Blue

Memo to the World:  Color My Red and Black Blue I am in a big time crabby mood today.  Losing to Georgia Tech does that to me.  Let me say at the outset that when it comes to my alma mater, the University of Georgia, I am an academic hawk.  I strongly support the tremendous […]