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Mark Richt Posts Funny Message After His Monday Heart Attack

Mark Richt celebrating after a Georgia bulldogs win.

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 28: Head Coach Mark Richt of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates after the game against the LSU Tigers at Sanford Stadium on September 28, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Earlier today, former Georgia and Miami head coach Mark Richt announced that he suffered a heart attack this morning. Richt was candid and upbeat about his medical situation.

He told his Twitter followers he had "peace knowing I was going to heaven but I was going to miss my wife." Richt added that he even plans to return to work this week.

This afternoon, Richt tweeted another message making light of his situation. Apparently, he's going to have to change his diet up after this health scare.

"I guess I’m off the cheese balls!" Richt wrote.

Richt is in his first year as an analyst for ESPN and the ACC Network after a highly-successful 18-year coaching career. He reached a bowl game every season and won 10 postseason contests in total.

Overall, Richt compiled a 171-64 overall record and won a pair of SEC titles at Georgia. He also finished in the top-10 six times.

Our best wishes are with Richt as he continues to recover.