Another former Georgia player is back at in Athens as an analyst. Dawgs247 was the first to report that former Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo is back coaching at Georgia, now working as an analyst for the Bulldogs.
Georgia formally announced the hire later on Friday afternoon.
In the past, Smart has said that analysts help scout and support the on-field coaching staff and deal with more off-field duties.
As for the rest of Georgia’s coaching staff, the Bulldogs have two on-field openings. Cortez Hankton created an opening at wide receivers coach when he left for LSU, while Dan Lanning created a need at outside linebacker when he became the head coach at Oregon.
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Georgia has had two analysts leave this offseason, with Robby Discher becoming the special teams coordinator at Tulane and John Jancek getting hired to an analyst role at LSU. Buster Faulkner, another Georgia analyst, has been out on the road recruiting for Georgia during the month of January.
Georgia opens the 2022 season against Oregon when the two sides meet in Atlanta. Oregon also added former Auburn quarterback Bo Nix to its roster this offseason, who Bobo coached this past season with the Tigers.
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