December 7th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

Geoff Collins was named Georgia Tech’s head football coach, the school announced Friday morning. A team meeting has been scheduled for this afternoon with a news conference to follow at 5 p.m. Collins met with athletic director Todd Stansbury on Wednesday in New York and then again in Atlanta on Thursday, according to multiple reports. Collins has been the Temple head coach for the past two seasons, leading the Owls to seasons of 7-6 and 8-4. Before that, he was defensive coordinator at Florida (2015-16) and Mississippi State (2013-14). Collins left Mississippi State after the 2014 season and before the Bulldogs played against Tech in the Orange Bowl that season.Collins’ hire ends Stansbury’s search, which began Nov. 28 with coach Paul Johnson’s decision to step down after 11 seasons at Tech. – Ken Sugiura, AJC. Read More.

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