UPDATE: ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Mark Richt says he remains interested in another coaching job and will listen "to anybody who has interest in me" as he prepares for his final game as Georgia's coach.
Georgia announced Sunday Richt will not return as coach in 2016. In making the announcement, athletic director Greg McGarity and University of Georgia president Jere Morehead said Richt had been offered another position at the school.
Richt said at a news conference Monday he appreciated that option but would consider other options.
McGarity met with Richt on Sunday morning. Soon after, Georgia announced the news that Richt was out as coach. McGarity said in a statement released by the school the two "mutually agreed that he would step down as head coach."
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Mark Richt to step down as head coach of the Georgia football team. He will coach the team in the upcoming bowl game.— Georgia Bulldogs (@UGAAthletics) November 29, 2015
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The website says, Athletic Director Greg McGarity and Richt met Sunday morning to discuss his future with the team. McGarity said "and we mutually agreed that he would step down as head coach and would have the opportunity to accept other duties and responsibilities at UGA following the bowl game."
Richt's record at Georgia is 145-51 in 15 seasons, the Bulldogs are 9-3 in 2015.
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