Lamar Owens has been promoted to coach Georgia Tech’s A-backs in the second hire for the school today.
Owens, who was a graduate assistant at Tech the past two seasons, played quarterback for Johnson at Navy.
“Lamar has a vast knowledge of the offense, having played quarterback for us at Navy and having been on the staff the last two years,” Johnson said in statement on Tech’s website, ramblinwreck.com. “I am confident Lamar will do an outstanding job for us and that he is ready for this role.”
Owens is a native of Savannah.
“I appreciate the confidence coach Johnson has shown in me and this tremendous opportunity,” Owens said in a statement on ramblinwreck.com. “Coach Johnson is building something special here at Tech and I’m fortunate to be a part of it.”