Sources: Georgia State set to employ UGA’s McGee

Feb 23, 2024, 11:15 AM ET

Georgia State is expected to employ Georgia running backs coach Dell McGee as its head coach, sources validated to ESPN on Friday.Sources said the

other finalists for the task were notified Friday morning that they had actually not been chosen.McGee is joining the Panthers after investing the previous 8 seasons as a Bulldogs assistant, mainly working with the running backs while helping the group to College Football Playoff titles in 2021 and 2022. The 50-year-old played college football at Auburn and had a quick NFL career as a defensive back, appearing in three games for the Arizona Cardinals in 1998. He also formerly coached at a competitor of Georgia State, spending two seasons as an assistant at Georgia Southern and functioning as the interim head coach for a win in the GoDaddy Bowl (now called the 68 Ventures Bowl)in the 2015 season.247 Sports first reported on McGee

‘s expected hire.McGee is changing Shawn Elliott, who agreed earlier

this month to go back to South Carolina as tight ends coach and run game coordinator.Georgia State is coming off a 7-6 season that included a win over Utah State in the Famous

Idaho Potato Bowl. The school had actually held off spring practices and its spring game after Elliott’s departure.

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