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Former Kentucky, Baylor coach Morriss reveals Alzheimer's battle

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(TSX / STATS) -- Former Kentucky and Baylor head coach Guy Morriss revealed he is battling Alzheimer's disease, WKYT-TV in Lexington reported.

Morriss, who also played 15 NFL seasons as an offensive lineman, said he was diagnosed last fall. He said he was having trouble doing minor tasks.

"At first I couldn't write my name," Morriss told WKYT. "I would not write my name. I didn't know my ABCs. I couldn't do that little rhyme."

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