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Georgia Hires Warren Belin as Linebackers Coach

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Warren BelinWarren Belin has been named the new linebackers coach at Georgia, the school announced Friday. Belin held the same position with the Vanderbilt Commodores since 2002.

Belin, an alumnus of Wake Forest, has coached college football for 20 years. He was praised by UGA head coach Mark Richt for his linebacker teachings at Vandy.  Listed below is his coaching history:

  • 1991 – Cornell; linebackers
  • 1992 – East Tennessee State; linebackers
  • 1993-94 – Cornell; linebackers
  • 1995-96 – William & Mary; defensive line (1995); linebackers (1996)
  • 1997-01 – SMU; linebackers
  • 2002-09 – Vanderbilt Commodores; linebackers; recruiting coordinator (2008-09); special teams coordinator (2006-07)

Mark Richt (from UGA Sports Communications):

“Warren has had some of the best linebackers and tacklers in the league for years,” said Richt. “I’ve always admired his work at Vandy and people have been talking to me about him for quite a while. When Todd (Grantham) and I interviewed him, we were very impressed with his knowledge of the game, schemes, and fundamentals. He’s going to be a perfect mentor for our players as well.”

Warren Belin (from UGA Sports Communications):

“I’m looking forward to the next step in my career with Coach Richt and the opportunity to compete for SEC and national championships. I look forward to working with Coach Grantham, Coach Garner and Coach Lakatos in installing the new defensive package. My wife and family are excited about the opportunity to become part of the Athens community, Bulldog Nation and the great tradition at UGA.”

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