Posted October 09, 2012 on
St. Pius X (Atlanta Georgia) athlete Nicholas Ruffin made a return visit to Georgia Tech Sunday to meet with the coaching staff. The visit gave Ruffin more insight into the academic side of Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech: Al Groh FINALLY out as defensive coordinator

The Al Groh experiment at Georgia Tech has failed. Groh has been fired as defensive coordinator following Tech’s loss to Clemson in which it surrendered over 600 yards for the second time in three games.The former Virginia coach was brought in to run the 3-4 system and create a more stout unit, but instead the Yellow Jackets’ defense has gotten steadily worse over the last three...

Ga. Tech fires defensive coordinator Al Groh

ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech fired defensive coordinator Al Groh on Monday, hoping a change will save what has been a hugely disappointing season.Coach Paul Johnson announced the move two days after the Yellow Jackets (2-4, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) lost 47-31 to No. 16 Clemson, their third straight defeat -- all of them while surrendering more than 40 points, the first time that...

CFB News: Georgia Tech Fires Al Groh After Opponents Continue To Light Up Yellow Jackets Defense

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head coach Paul Johnson did something that he never felt necessary to do throughout his coaching career. On Monday, Johnson fired a coach during the middle of the season, firing defensive coordinator Al Groh after two plus seasons and a horrible three game stretch. Opponents of the Yellow Jackets lit up Georgia Tech’s defense in three consecutive games...

Georgia Tech Fires Defensive Coordinator Groh

Georgia Tech Fires Defensive Coordinator GrohIn a surprising turn of events, Georgia Tech has fired its defensive coordinator Al Groh.The final straw seemed to come after the Yellow Jackets 47-31 loss to the Clemson Tigers.  He will be succeeded by secondary coach Charles Kelly on an interim basis.  Head coach Paul Johnson claims that this change in the coaching staff was made...

Morning Playbook - Al Groh fired as Yellow Jackets defense lacks sting

Georgia Tech fired defensive coordinator Al Groh. The Yellow Jackets have allowed 30.2 points per game (91st in the nation) and 431.0 points per game (92nd). They have allowed 42 points or more in each of their last three games. [Atlanta Journal Constitution] An interim defensive coordinator is expected to be announced Tuesday afternoon during a 3:30 p.m. press conference. ESPN...

Groh Gone... CPJ "Relieves" Groh Of DC Duties

There were a lot of questions brought forth by the porous (and that's being kind) defense that Georgia Tech has shown its last few opponents... So, as a result... Groh...??? Gone... From the Institute their own selves... "The Institute has decided to go in a different direction, which I respect," Groh said in a statement released by Tech. "I appreciate...

Kevin Robbins on Groh Firing

Bishop McNamara, Maryland senior Kevin Robbins learned this afternoon that Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Al Groh was no longer with the program. Robbins talked about how this will affect his verbal commit to Georgia Tech.
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