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Tennessee's Derek Dooley is recovering from surgery on his fractured right hip and will coach from the press box Saturday at No. 19 Mississippi State.
The school announced Tuesday Dooley had experienced increasing pain in his right hip over the last two months. The coach underwent an MRI on Friday that showed he had a fracture. The Tuesday afternoon surgery was performed by Russell Betcher and Greg Mathien of the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic at UT Medical Center.
Tennessee athletic department spokesman Jimmy Stanton says Dooley will not be practice Wednesday and that it's uncertain whether he will be at Thursday's practice.
Dooley will coach from the press box Saturday, but will consult his doctors and the Tennessee sports medicine staff before deciding whether to return to the sideline next week.
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Tennessee Vols football coach Derek Dooley underwent hip surgery. He talked about the procedure with a group of reporters.
Derek Dooley will have a birds-eye view of his high-flying Tennessee offense Saturday against No. 19 Mississippi State prime real estate to view one of the nation's top aerial attacks. He's just hoping his bunch is not grounded while he's away from the sidelines.
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee's Derek Dooley is recovering from surgery on his fractured right hip and will coach from the press box Saturday at No. 19 Mississippi State.The school announced Tuesday that Dooley had experienced increasing pain in his right hip over the last two months. Dooley underwent an MRI on Friday that showed he had a fracture. After joining his team...
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Tennessee coach Derek Dooley will coach from a stool on the sideline Saturday for the Volunteers' game with No. 1 Alabama.
Dooley worked from the press box last week in a 41-31 loss at Mississippi State after undergoing surgery Oct. 9 on a fractured right hip. Dooley had said earlier this week he would probably return to the press box for the Alabama game, though he added that...
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