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Report: Legendary Former Alabama Coach Gene Stallings Suffers Serious Heart Attack

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NCAA Football: SEC Championship-Alabama vs Florida Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

According to Rick Karle of WBRC news out of Birmingham, former Alabama coach Gene Stallings has suffered a heart attack:

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.