Originally posted on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 1/17/13
Unless you’re sleeping in a hammock on Mars, you’ve heard that Georgia Defensive Coordinator Todd Grantham has been targeted by new Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly to take over the same position for his staff. Grantham is apparently Kelly’s first choice because he wants the Eagles to move away from the 4-3 to a 3-4; Dan Quinn, current defensive coordinator for the Florida Gators, has also been linked to the position, but only due to his association with Gus Bradshaw (the coach rumored to be in line for the Eagles job prior to Kelly’s change of heart). That said, every news outlet from Philadelphia to Athens has run with the story and made it big news. You can’t rummage through Twitter, peruse a message board, or browse a Facebook feed without seeing in bold letters, TODD GRANTHAM LINKED TO EAGLES DC JOB (or something to that effect). It’s annoying as heck and has sent half the Georgia fan base into panic mode; a great mode to be in with less than three weeks until signing day and a HUGE defensive class waiting to be signed. Personally, I don’t take issue with other organizations wanting to poach a coach from the Georgia [...]
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