(Updated below with Al Groh confirming hiring.)
(Update II: For what it’s worth, Tech has finally confirmed the hiring, hours after the original story broke. I’ve copied and pasted the release below.)
At long last, our defensive coordinator nightmare may be over.
ESPN is reporting that after a long dance, Georgia Tech has signed defensive coordinator Al Groh to be its next defensive coordinator. Assuming the report is accurate, we should have confirmation fairly soon. But so far there has been no announcement from Tech.
This comes on the heels of a report that Georgia has come to terms with Dallas Cowboys defensive line coach Todd Grantham to be its defensive coordinator. The Bulldogs are in a little different situation than the Yellow Jackets because the Cowboys are in the playoffs and may not want to create a distraction before their game against Minnesota.
Groh’s hiring would be a huge boost for Tech. While he was not