Georgia Tech linebackers coach Brian Jean-Mary has accepted a position at Louisville.
Jean-Mary, who has been at Tech for the past six seasons, will be asst. head coach, as well as linebackers coach, for first-year coach Charlie Strong.
The two have known each other since Jean-Mary was a junior at high school and Strong the assistant head coach at Florida (1991-94). They worked together for Lou Holtz at South Carolina in 2001-02, where Jean-Mary was a grad assistant and Strong the defensive coordinator.
Jean-Mary said it was hard decision to make, pointing out that both his kids were born in Atlanta. But he hopes to one day become a head coach and felt being more involved in the structure of practices and the final product on the field, which is what Strong offered, was too good of an opportunity to pass up.
“Always scary when you are going from a team that just won its conference to a team that hasn’t gone to a bowl in two years,” Jean-Mary said. “[My] Career goal is to be a