New Georgia State football coach Trent Miles promised a surprising name would join his staff.
Former Boston College coach Jeff Jagodzinski has agreed to become offensive coordinator, bringing with him a knowledge of Atlanta and a history of effective offenses. The latter is something Georgia State needs as it prepares to play in the Sun Belt next year.
Jagodzinski, who coached Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in 2007 when the two were with the Eagles, has been out of the upper-level college and traditional professional ranks for the past two years after being let go by the Tampa Bay Bucs in the preseason in 2009. He coached the UFL’s Omaha Nighthawks in 2010 and this year was a volunteer coach at Ave Maria, an NAIA school in Florida.
It has been an odd few years for Jagodzinski compared to where he was.
Jagodzinski left his job as offensive coordinator with the Packers and took over at Boston College in 2007 after Tom O’Brien left for N.C. State. Jagodzinski led the