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Gus Felder Named Assistant Strength Coach at UGA

Georgia Bulldogs

Gus Felder, Director of  Strength and Conditioning at Clark Atlanta in 2013, has been named Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Georgia according to an announcement Thursday by UGA Head …
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Mark Richt’s Son, Jon Richt, Joining UGA Coaching Staff

Jon Richt

Jon Richt, the son of head coach Mark Richt, is joining the UGA football coaching staff. Jon Richt played quarterback for Prince Avenue Christian School in Athens before signing with the Clemson Tigers in 2008. After …
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Richt Names Bryan McClendon Recruiting Coordinator; Restructures Special Teams Duties

Bryan McClendon

Courtesy of UGA Sports Communications ATHENS, Ga. - University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt has added the title of Recruiting Coordinator to running backs coach Bryan McClendon as part of a staff …
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Mike Ekeler to join UGA Defensive Coaching Staff

Mike Ekeler

Former USC linebackers coach Mike Ekeler will join the UGA defensive coaching staff, Pete Roussel of Coaching Search has reported. Ekeler was not retained at USC when new head coach Steve Sarkisian took over the …
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George Helow, Kelin Johnson to join UGA Defensive Coaching Staff

Kelin Johnson

George Helow, a graduate assistant at Florida State under Jeremy Pruitt, and former UGA safety Kelin Johnson will both join the Bulldogs defensive coaching staff as graduate …
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Tracy Rocker to be new UGA Defensive Line Coach

Tracy Rocker

Tracy Rocker will be the new Georgia Bulldogs defensive line coach, according to multiple reports and Rocker himself. Confirmation of Rocker's hiring was first reported this morning by Alex Marvez of Fox …
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Kevin Sherrer Named Defensive Assistant at UGA

Kevin Sherrer

Courtesy of UGA Sports Communications Kevin Sherrer, defensive coordinator at South Alabama in 2013, has been named a defensive assistant at the University of Georgia, according to an announcement Friday by UGA head …
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South Alabama DC Kevin Sherrer to join UGA Defensive Staff

Kevin Sherrer

The Georgia Bulldogs are set to hire South Alabama defensive coordinator Kevin Sherrer, according to multiple reports. Dawgs247 first reported the news of Sherrer's impending hiring, which was later confirmed by …
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Chris Wilson Leaving for USC, Kirk Olivadotti heading back to Washington Redskins

Chris Wilson

UGA defensive line coach Chris Wilson is leaving for the same position with the USC Trojans, while inside linebackers coach Kirk Olivadotti is rejoining the staff of the NFL's Washington Redskins. News of the two …
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Georgia Introduces Defensive Coordinator Jeremy Pruitt

Jeremy Pruitt-Mark Richt

Courtesy of UGA Sports Communications ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia head football coach Mark Richt and new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt met with the media on Wednesday morning. They offered the following …
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Jeremy Pruitt named new Georgia Bulldogs Defensive Coordinator

Jeremy Pruitt

Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt has been named to the same position with the Georgia Bulldogs, UGA officially announced this afternoon. The AJC first reported the news of Pruitt to UGA around 1:30pm …
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Georgia Bulldogs Defensive Coordinator Candidates

Kirby Smart

It's only been a little less than two days since news broke about Todd Grantham leaving Georgia for Louisville. However, the search for a new defensive coordinator is already in full swing. Several candidates have …
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Todd Grantham Offered, Accepted Defensive Coordinator Position at Louisville

Todd Grantham

UGA defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has been offered and has accepted the same position at Louisville, Pete Roussel of CoachingSearch.com and Joe Schad of ESPN have …
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UGA Secondary Coach Scott Lakatos Resigns Position

Scott Lakatos (r) with Sheldon Dawson. Image: 247Sports.com

Courtesy of UGA Sports Communications University of Georgia secondary coach Scott Lakatos has resigned his position due to personal reasons according to UGA head football coach Mark Richt. "We are very appreciative …
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Report: Mike Bobo to Interview at Georgia Southern

Mike Bobo

Georgia Bulldogs offensive coordinator Mike Bobo will interview for the head coaching position at Georgia Southern, several sources have reported. Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com and FootballScoop.com each reported on …
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Georgia Names Scott Stricklin Baseball Head Coach

Scott Stricklin

The Georgia Bulldogs have named Scott Stricklin as their new baseball head coach, Director of Athletics Greg McGarity announced yesterday. Stricklin, 41, posted a 350-188 record in nine seasons at Kent State University, …
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Jonas Hayes Promoted to Assistant Basketball Coach

Jonas Hayes

Jonas Hayes has been promoted to Assistant Basketball Coach, UGA officially announced this afternoon. Hayes joined Mark Fox's staff as the Bulldogs' Basketball Operations Coordinator in May of 2012. He is a three-year …
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Georgia Fires Baseball Coach Dave Perno

Dave Perno

Dave Perno has been fired as head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs baseball team, multiple sources have reported. An official announcement from UGA is expected sometime today. Georgia finished the 2013 season 21-32 overall …
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UGA Assistant Kwanza Johnson leaving for same position at TCU

Kwanza Johnson

Georgia Bulldogs assistant coach Kwanza Johnson is leaving the program to take the same position at TCU, UGA announced this morning. Johnson coaches under Mark Fox for three seasons at Nevada and each season since Fox …
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Report: Todd Grantham to interview with New Orleans Saints on Thursday

Todd Grantham

Georgia Bulldogs defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is set to interview for the same position with the New Orleans Saints, according to NFL Network and NFL.com reporter Ian Rapoport. Rumors of the possible interview …
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