Former Georgia Bulldogs and Miami Hurricanes coach Mark Richt says he has Parkinson's disease

Mark Richt, the ex-head football coach of Miami and Georgia, announced on Thursday that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease."Truly, I see it as a temporary light affliction in comparison to the future glory of heaven. Richt tweeted, "Thank you Jesus for promising us the future blessing of a glorified physique that has no sin or disease."Richt is currently an analyst with the ACC Network. Richt added that he was going to continue to enjoy all the blessings he has. You can find Richt on the ACCNETWORK!Richt, 61 years old, said in a tweet that he had been "waddling about lately" and that people were asking him questions. Richt explained that he was able to share his condition via Twitter and tell everyone at once.Mark Richt (61), was a coach in Georgia between 2001-15 and Miami 2016-18. AP Photo/John Amis. FileParkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that can affect movement. The symptoms usually begin with tremors that can get worse over time.Richt was Georgia's coach between 2001 and 2015. He is a two-time SEC Coaches of the Year. Richt was 145-51, and won the SEC championships in 2005 and 2002. Richt was fired in 2015 and Kirby Smart replaced him. The Bulldogs played in the SEC championship games in 2003, 2011, and 2012.Richt was ousted at Georgia and returned to Miami as a coach for three seasons between 2016-18, before retiring.