Kirby Smart

Alabama, Georgia Confirm Cochran to Leave Tide and Join Bulldogs Staff

Georgia announced Monday that former Alabama head strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran is now the Bulldogs’ special teams coordinator. Cochran has been at Alabama since Saban arrived in 2007. Coach Saban Statement on Scott Cochran: “We appreciate Scott’s contribution to our organization over the last 13 years. We can’t thank him enough for his service and dedication to our…

Walk-off: Alabama beats Georgia in OT for National Title

Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night. Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime, replacing a struggling Jalen Hurts, and threw three touchdown passes, including the game-ender to give the Crimson Tide its fifth national championship…

Saban vs. Smart: Fans Sound Off

It will be teacher versus student in Monday's night's College Football Playoff National Championship Game

IMG_0306 Georgia head football coach Kirby Smart served as defensive coordinator for Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide for ten years. But, can the protégé beat his former boss? Fans say it’s a match-up made in football heaven. Alabama coach Nick Saban will try for a record-tying sixth National Championship. “I just like his personality, just the type of…

Smart still considering No. 18 Georgia’s 3 contenders at QB

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – There has been no change in Georgia’s three-man competition at quarterback. The No. 18 Bulldogs are moving closer to the one-week countdown before their Sept. 3 opener against No. 22 North Carolina, and coach Kirby Smart still hasn’t narrowed the competition to two quarterbacks. Returning starter Greyson Lambert and another veteran, junior Brice Ramsey, are competing…

New Georgia coach Smart opens Saturday’s practice to fans

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – Kirby Smart is inviting fans to a practice at Sanford Stadium in part because he wants to see how his players respond to the extra attention. The new Georgia coach won’t be watching as closely to see how fans respond to the players, including those in the quarterback competition. Smart, the former Alabama defensive coordinator, launched…