UVA announces former football coach George Welsh dies at 85-years-old

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Former University of Virginia football coach Geroge Welsh passed away on Wednesday in Charlottesville, his family announced on Friday. Welsh was 85-years-old. 

A statement from the school said that Welsh “passed peacefully in the presence of his family.”

From 1982 to 2000, Welsh served as the head football coach at Virginia. During that 19-year period, he compiled a record of 134-86-3 and retired as the coach with the most wins in ACC history. 

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