Bob Davie addresses Medical Incident


FIRST TIME TODAY SINCE HIS SERIOUS MEDICAL INCIDENT NEARLY TWO WEEKS AGO. WHILE HE STILL DIDN )T SAY WHAT EXACTLY HAPPENED, DAVIE DID REVEAL MORE ABOUT HIS FUTURE ON THE TEAM. NEWS 13 )S SPORTS DIRECTOR VAN TATE IS HERE WITH THE LATEST, VAN. KIM, DAVIE DID CALL IT A “VERY SERIOUS MEDICAL SITUATION” THAT CAME OUT OF NOWHERE. BUT HE SAYS HE WILL (ABSOLUTELY COACH AGAIN. 1:48 i )m not being too dramatic by saying they saved my life and my family will forever be appreciative. 1:57. 64-YEAR-OLD DAVIE COLLAPSED AFTER HIS TEAM )S NARROW WIN OVER SAM HOUSTON STATE LATE LAST MONTH. DAVIE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FROM THE STADIUM BY AMBULANCE. THE HEAD COACH ADDRESSED THE MEDIA TODAY… SAYING HE )S THANKFUL FOR THE INCREDIBLE WORK BY THE MEDICAL STAFF. HE DIDN )T GAVE MANY DETAILS ABOUT THE INCIDENT AND DECLINED TO SAY WHETHER IT WAS HEART RELATED. HOWEVER, DAVIE SAYS HE )S ON TRACK TO COACH ON THE SIDELINES AGAIN AT SOME POINT… 7:31 the problem has been alleviated with no setbacks, i should expect from what i )ve heard from doctors, a full recovery. 7:45 . DAVIE WILL (NOT TRAVEL TO SOUTH BEND TO COACH AGAINST HIS FORMER TEAM, NOTRE DAME, THIS SATURDAY. ASSISTANT COACH SAGA TUITELE WILL SERVE AS (ACTING HEAD COACH. DAVIE CLARIFIED THAT HE WILL NOT BE COMING BACK UNTIL HE )S A HUNDRED PERCENT… AND THERE )S STILL NO DEADLINE FOR WHEN THAT COULD HAPPEN. HE SAYS HE )LL HAVE A VERY LIMITED ROLE WITH THE TEAM DURING THE WEEK. KIM BACK TO YOU. OK VAN. DAVIE SAYS HE )S NEVER DEALT WITH A SERIOUS MEDICAL PROBLEM BEFORE, BUT DOCTORS TOLD HIM THAT )S NOT UNCOMMON FOR THIS TYPE OF SITUATION.

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