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When will Georgia hire a defensive coordinator?
Mel Tucker was hired as head coach in Colorado on December 5, which means that Georgia has been looking for a defensive coordinator and defender since Wednesday for six weeks.
Georgy's coach Kirby Smart, who already has a big hand on the defensive, wants to get away with it. He wants to hire the right man to make his employees better. But unlike the offensive coordinator and the tight end openings filled in by James Coley and Todd Hartley, there was no obvious candidate to replace Tucker. Sure, Smart could carry either linebacker Dan Lanning or linebacker Glenn Schumann to solve the problem of the defensive coordinator.
But that still leaves a hole in the defensive position, and Smart is likely to lure some of the country's best defensive coachmen to Georgia, though he can give them the responsibility of a defensive coordinator.
But so far that did not happen. The coach interviewed by Corey Raymond, the defender of the LSU, will be at the LSU. Raymond could be the country's best defensive coach given the talent that LSU brings to the field. But unfortunately it seems that he still wants to train on his alma mater.
Derrick Ansley is also worth mentioning at this point. Many would assume that Georgia would be interested in Nick Saban's mindset given his recruiting pedigree and his connections to Alabama and the US. Although, according to DawgNations Mike Griffith, they are "under heavy consideration" from the point of view of consideration, they have not been mentioned as being interviewed or interested.
At some point, Georgia has to give answers to potential recruits, such as: As a 4-star defense, Kaiir Elam and Nick Cross support who could be their future position as coach and defense coordinator. With Elam visiting this weekend, it would really help the Bulldogs to get a job so that Elam could get a better sense of who he would be playing for if he was in Georgia. If not, there is a very good chance that Elam will play for the Florida Gators.
So, if the fans in Georgia are worried that there is no defensive coordinator and defensive coach? I would say Monday because it would probably mean the ship sailed on Elam, which is Georgia's main recruitment target at the time.
Smart has hired a number of impressive people from Sam Pittman to Dell McGee. But his next job will be the biggest one he has ever done in Georgia. Hopefully it will come sooner rather than later.
Ashton Hagans cuts Georgia basketball
The biggest weakness of Georgia basketball was uncovered on Tuesday night when the Kentucky Wildcats No. 1
A great player, but I was not here, "said Georgia coach Tom Crean of Hagans. "We only visited, he never came to Georgia. I feel different if he had not come here and we recruited him for years. He is a really good player and a league full of good players, a great freshman. "
Hagans was the No. 1 point guard in the 2019 recruiting class, but was reclassified and enrolled early in Kentucky. His performance against the Bulldogs was made more impressive by the fact that he was clearly the target of Georgia fans who exploited him hard and sang traitors at Hagans, who hails from Cartersville, Georgia, and his high school basketball at Newton High School in New York played Covington, Ga. He no doubt seemed to be fueled by hate, and he allegedly had blown kisses to the exuberant fans.
I wish the fans of Georgia did not behave like they did on Tuesday. I understand why that may feel, but Hagans has made it clear that Georgia would have come to Georgia if he had still hired Mark Fox to coach the program. But the Bulldogs left Fox in March and Hagans, too. His decision was not personal, it was strictly business, as Michael Corleone would say.
I also venture to suspect that a number of fans who had called Hagans last night were also celebrating Fox's program. You can not have both. As DawgNation's Chip Towers points out, Georgia's guards are just not good enough to play college basketball at the highest level.
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Georgia has some beautiful pieces in Nicolas Claxton and Rayshaun Hammonds, and it seems that Crean's free flowing style has helped her Unlock games. But until Crean starts bringing players with Hagans abilities, the end result will not be much different from the end of the Fox era.
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