By Kevin Kelley - Wed, Feb 6, 2013
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 first surfaced yesterday, but then conflicting reports indicated that the Saints were set to hire Rob Ryan.
According to Rapoport, Grantham will fly to Louisiana tomorrow morning to interview. Here are his tweets regarding this development:
By Kevin Kelley - Sat, Jan 5, 2013
The Georgia Bulldogs will name Chris Wilson as their new defensive line coach, according to several reports.
Chris Wilson has spent the last three seasons as the defensive line coach and co-defensive coordinator at Mississippi State. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and has been a coach for the past 19 years.
Wilson will replace Rodney Garner, who left the Bulldogs to accept the same position with the Auburn Tigers.
By Kevin Kelley - Fri, Dec 21, 2012
Georgia Bulldogs defensive line coach Rodney Garner has decided to accept a position at Auburn, UGA has confirmed.
Garner, a 1990 graduate of Auburn, was also the assistant head coach and recruiting coordinator at Georgia. He spent three years under former UGA head coach Jim Donnan and 12 years under Mark Richt.
By Kevin Kelley - Thu, Jan 12, 2012
Yesterday it was reported that UGA defensive coordinator Todd Grantham had been contacted by the Atlanta Falcons about their now vacant defensive coordinator position.
In response to that rumor, Grantham has released a statement through the UGA athletic department stating his desire to remain at Georgia. UGA athletic director Greg McGarity also told the AJC that he and Grantham have agreed in principle on a new three-year contract.
By Kevin Kelley - Wed, Jan 11, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons has contacted the agent for Georgia Bulldogs defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, CoachingSearch.com has reported.
Pete Roussel, a former coach at several schools and the owner of CoachingSearch.com, had this to say about the Falcons and Grantham:
By Kevin Kelley - Mon, Feb 7, 2011
Will Friend has been named the new offensive line coach of the Georgia Bulldogs, head coach Mark Richt announced this afternoon.
Friend, a graduate of Alabama, has spent the past four years as the OL Coach at UAB under Neil Callaway. He served as a graduate assistant at Georgia in 2003-04.
By Kevin Kelley - Fri, Feb 4, 2011
With the news yesterday that linebackers coach Warren Belin is leaving for the NFL, the Georgia Bulldogs now have two open coaching positions.
Belin, who coached at Georgia for only one season, was hired by the Carolina Panthers and will be the linebackers coach. Carolina recently hired Ron Rivera as their new head coach.
By Kevin Kelley - Thu, Jan 20, 2011
Georgia Bulldogs offensive line coach Stacy Searels is accepting an offer for the same position at Texas, multiple sources have reported. Searels has been at UGA since 2007.
OrangeBloods.com, a Texas Longhorn site on the Rivals network, reported earlier this evening that Searels accepted Mack Brown’s offer to become their new OL coach.
By Kevin Kelley - Wed, Jan 5, 2011
Mark Richt spoke to the media this morning in his post-season press conference in Athens. Richt didn’t provide any ground-breaking news and there were no firings or major staff changes.
Richt did announce that UGA has hired a nutritionist for the football program and that person will start this week. The name of the new hire was not announced.
By Kevin Kelley - Fri, Dec 31, 2010
The Georgia Bulldogs were held to 280 yards of total offense as they fell to the UCF Knights 10-6 in the 2010 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
Georgia finishes the 2010 season 6-7, the first losing record under head coach Mark Richt and first since 1996. The loss also snapped Georgia’s four-game bowl winning streak.
By Kevin Kelley - Mon, Jun 14, 2010
Georgia Bulldogs baseball pitching coach Brady Wiederhold has been fired, several sources have reported today.
The Diamond Dawgs had a miserable year on the mound, surrendering just over 9 runs per game. In 53 games played, Georgia pitchers gave up a total of 478 runs.
By Kevin Kelley - Sat, Feb 6, 2010
Warren 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.
By Kevin Kelley - Fri, Jan 22, 2010
New Georgia Bulldogs defensive coordinator Todd Grantham was interviewed by Atlanta sports radio stations 680 The Fan (Thursday) and 790 The Zone (Friday).
Listed below are links to listen to the audio online or download the files to your computer. But listen carefully, you may have the urge to tackle something!
By Kevin Kelley - Mon, Jan 18, 2010
Scott Lakatos has been named the new defensive backs coach of the Georgia Bulldogs, the school announced today. Lakatos was the defensive backs coach at Connecticut for the past six seasons.
Lakatos helped the Huskies defense achieve the 9th ranking in pass efficiency defense in 2008 and 2009.
By Kevin Kelley - Fri, Jan 15, 2010
Todd Grantham has been named the new defensive coordinator at Georgia, the school announced today. Grantham is currently the defensive line coach with the Dallas Cowboys.
Grantham has coached in the NFL for 11 years and at the college level for 9 years. He was the defensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns from 2005 through 2007.
By Kevin Kelley - Mon, Jan 11, 2010
The Mobile Press-Register is reporting that Kirby Smart will remain as defensive coordinator at Alabama rather than accepting the same position at Georgia.
The article referred to a quote from Nick Saban from the Rolando McClain press conference:
By Kevin Kelley - Mon, Jan 11, 2010
Well, the UGA nation is waiting on Kirby Smart to make a decision. Will he leave Alabama to become the next defensive coordinator of the Georgia Bulldogs?
Reports indicate that Smart has been offered the position and that he could make at least double the $360,000 he earned last season with the Crimson Tide.
By Kevin Kelley - Tue, Dec 15, 2009
It’s been a whirlwind last couple of days in the Georgia Bulldogs defensive coordinator search. Virginia Tech’s Bud Foster was the latest name to be rumored for the open position.
Foster, currently the defensive coordinator at Virginia Tech, was contacted by UGA but has decided to remain with the Hokies. This story broke yesterday, and it’s unclear when Foster was contacted. If it was recently, it may mean that Mark Richt has moved down the list of candidates.
By Kevin Kelley - Tue, Dec 8, 2009
Reports indicate that Mark Richt and the Georgia Bulldogs are targeting Kirby Smart for their open Defensive Coordinator position. Smart currently holds the same position at Alabama.
Smart was a four-year letterman at defensive back for the University of Georgia from 1996-99. His biography is located at RollTide.com. Listed below is his coaching career:
By Kevin Kelley - Wed, Dec 2, 2009
Defensive coordinator and secondary coach Willie Martinez, defensive co-coordinator and linebacker coach John Jancek and defensive ends coach Jon Fabris are out at Georgia, Mark Richt announced today.
All three coaches have been asked to remain at Georgia for the upcoming bowl game. Coach Richt will conduct a media tele-conference at 5:00 p.m.