Georgia’s D.J. Looney Headed to Mississippi State

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Georgia’s D.J. Looney Headed to Mississippi State

D.J. Looney - Graduate Assistant Coach
D.J. Looney – Graduate Assistant Coach

In the second staff change for the University of Georgia football program in 24-hours, offensive graduate assistant D.J. Looney is leaving Athens and headed to Starkville and Mississippi State to be an offensive assistant for the tight ends and offensive tackles.


Looney was held a similar position at Georgia for the past year and at the University of Central Arkansas from 2014-2015. Before that, he served as the offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator at East Mississippi Community College for 2013. D.J. Looney is a native of Birmingham, AL where he graduated from Oak Mountain High School and then attended Mississippi State where he was a three-year letterman on the offensive line. Now, he returns to his collegiate Alma mater as the Bulldogs’ tight ends coach.
In addition to Looney’s departure, it was also announced on Tuesday that Georgia’s defensive line coach Tracy Rocker was no longer with the football team. CLICK HERE to the read the story on Rocker.

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