The new position created for Bobby Cremins at Georgia Tech primarily involves him talking to his former players. For the gabby basketball coach, now into his first autumn of retirement, this will be something less than toil.
“I’ll play the part, because that’s exactly what I want to do,” he said. “And (coach) Brian (Gregory) will do all the work.”
With an invitation from Gregory, the silver-haired coach who led the Yellow Jackets in 19 seasons to three ACC championships and their first Final Four, has officially returned to the Tech fold. Cremins, who ended his 31-year head coaching career in March after a six-year run at the College of Charleston, will lead a project to bring back as many former players, coaches and managers back to the opening game at McCamish Pavilion Nov. 9. Following that, he has Gregory’s welcome to serve in whatever capacity he wishes.
“We’re going to invite everybody,” Cremins said. “It doesn’t matter. Anybody I kicked out of here, I’m going to invite