first_img By Jaine Treadwell Print Article Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “But then he was taken to surgery and he came through it,” she said. “The damage is to the right side of the brain, which controls the left side. The left side of the brain controls speech so it’s encouraging that Dad will be able to communicate.”Casey said that, for now, the doctors have limited visitation to family.“Dad tends to get excited and the doctors said that he needs to rest,” Casey said. “We appreciate the prayers and the concern for Dad. We don’t know yet how much damage has been done but we know that he still has a long way to go so we ask for continued prayers.”Casey said the concern now is that her dad could develop pneumonia. Email the author You Might Like Police release sketch of rape suspect This is a sketch artist’s drawing based on a victim’s description of the man wanted for two sexual assaults on… read more Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Casey battles after stroke Published 10:50 pm Monday, April 9, 2012 Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)center_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration As he continues to recover, Casey will be moved to the Nolan Acute Long Term Care Facility within the hospital.Bud Casey is a native of Dothan, where he was an All-American player during his prep days. He was a member of Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant’s first recruiting class at the University of Alabama. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in 1966.Casey coached at Georgia Tech (1972-77), Texas Tech (1978-80) and Auburn (1981-1992).He served as a consultant and helped with fundraising at Troy University. He is a member of the Wiregrass Sports Hall of Fame. Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Bud Casey, a longtime college football assistant and local cable personality, continues to make slight improvement at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan after suffering a stroke on April 4 at his home in Troy.Starr Casey said her dad was taken off life support Monday and was breathing on his own.“That’s an answer to prayers,” Starr Casey said. “After being told there was nothing that could be done for Dad, we now have hope. We are so thankful that he has come this far.” Latest Stories Next UpCasey said her dad, who co-hosts the Bud and Amos Show on cable television, suffered a massive stroke sometime after 4 a.m. on Wednesday.“He called in (the cable station) and said that he would not be able to make the show because he had a major headache,” Casey said. “After my mother couldn’t get him on the phone, she asked a neighbor to go check on him. That was probably around 1:30 p.m.”Casey said the family was initially told that the damage was so severe that there was nothing that could be done. By Blood Sugar Blaster Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more