By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Former University of Miami head football coach Mark Richt has announced that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

The 61-year-old took to social media to explain why he appeared to be, in his own words, “waddling around.” He said the disease has left him less steady on his feet.

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Richt said he plans to continue working at the ACC network in the fall.

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Richt retired from the team in 2018.

When he left, he had an all-time NCAA coaching record of 171-64, which includes 15 years at Georgia and three with the Hurricanes.

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He led Miami to a 26-13 record during those three seasons, which included 10 wins in 2017 and a first place finish in the ACC Coastal Division.

CBSMiami.com Team