According to Rick Karle of WBRC news out of Birmingham, former Alabama coach Gene Stallings has suffered a heart attack:
.@AlabamaFTBL legend #GeneStallings has suffered a serious heart attack. More here:https://t.co/inpKoiAxgj@finebaum @SportsCenter pic.twitter.com/4onXobtppx— Rick Karle (@RickKarle) October 2, 2017
Terrible news, to say the least. According to Karle’s Facebook post, doctors are optimistic. Please keep Coach Stallings in your thoughts and prayers.
Roll Tide, Coach.
UPDATE 6:10 PM: Good news?
Former Auburn coach Pat Dye confirmed the heart attack to AL.com on Monday evening.
"The doctor thinks he's going to have a full recovery," said Dye, who confirmed Stallings had been placed on a ventilator before a stint was put in place.
"He's back to being ornery and wants to go home," Dye said.