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Mark Richt Announces Georgia Coaching Staff Restructuring

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Georgia head coach Mark Richt announced on Tuesday his restructuring plans for the coaching staff. The Bulldogs have not had a special teams coach in the past, but according to Macon.com, that is not the case anymore as they will now have two...
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Tight ends John Lilly will coordinate units deemed as offensive special teams: Kickoff return, punt return and extra point/field goal.

Inside linebackers coach Mike Ekeler (hired last week) will coordinator defensive special teams: Kickoff, punt return block, and extra point/field goal block
Richt has also named running backs coach Bryan McClendon as the new recruiting coordinator. McClendon had a big hand in landing top running back Sony Michel, top defensive end Lorenzo Carter and receiver Isaiah McKenzie, among others.
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"This restructuring I believe will give us the best chance to win from a recruiting and special teams standpoint," Richt said. "Our recruiting effort will be strengthened and our special teams will be improved as well."
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Originally published on SECRant.com

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