College hall of fame member, former Georgia head coach, and legend Vince Dooley has died at the age of 90. Nick Saban considered Dooley as family. During his life, they were neighbors on Lake Burton and Dooley's son Derek works with Saban at Alabama. Saban released a statement Friday on the death of his dear friend.

"Vince Dooley was one of my favorite people in the world and a wonderful friend to the entire Saban family," said Saban. "Vince represented the University of Georgia and all of college football with tremendous integrity and class as both a coach and athletics director. No place was that more evident than his impact on the young men he led over a lifetime as a coach. Terry and I are deeply saddened to learn of his passing and our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Barbara and their entire family. He will be missed by many."

Football fans everywhere are grieving the loss of such an icon in the industry.

When coaching for Georgia, Dooley led the Bulldogs to the 1980 national championship and his players won the most football games in school history. Dooley retired in the season of '88 and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in '94.

Dooley was honored at the Georgia-Florida game this weekend and named the 'ultimate damn good dawg'.

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