Daily Dawg Thread: December 12, 2021

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Dan Lanning Announced as New Head Coach at Oregon

After being mentioned for a number of head coaching jobs over the past few weeks, Georgia’s defensive coordinator has agreed to a deal with Oregon.

Kirby Smart issued the following statement last night:

“We are so happy for Dan and his family.  He and Sauphia have been an important part of our Bulldog family for the last four years, and we thank them for all they did for Georgia Football and the Athens community.  Opportunities like this are a testament to a successful program.  While he will coach with us for the upcoming College Football Playoff, we will move forward with Glenn Schumann and Will Muschamp as co-defensive coordinators. Dan and I are both looking forward to preparing for the CFP.”

 

 

 

 

Coach Smart stated that Will Muschamp and Glenn Schumann will server as co-defensive coordinators until a new Georgia DC is named:

While he will coach with us for the upcoming College Football Playoff, we will move forward with Glenn Schumann and Will Muschamp as co-defensive coordinators,” Smart said. “Dan and I are both looking forward to preparing for the CFP.”

Coach Lanning issued the following statement:

 

 

 

 

“I am overwhelmed with gratitude to Coach Kirby Smart and his wife, Mary Beth, and to every player, coach, staff member, and person at the University of Georgia who contributed to our success, I thank you,”

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