Head Coach Dell McGee answers questions during a press conference

Dell McGee to reportedly hire two former Georgia assistants for coordinator roles at Georgia State
Coach Dell McGee answers questions during a press conference at University Club at Center Parc Stadium on Monday, Feb.
26, 2024, in Atlanta.

ATHENS Dell McGee is leaning on his ties to the Univesity of Georgia as he fills out his first coaching staff at Georgia State.
According to a report from Matt Zenitz of 247Sports, McGee is set to hire Jim Chaney as his offensive coordinator and Kevin Sherrer as his defensive coordinator.

All three worked together at Georgia.
Chaney served as the offensive coordinator from 2016 through 2018, while Kevin Sherrer was the outside linebackers coach for the 2016 and 2017 seasons at Georgia.
McGee was Georgia’s running backs coach from 2016 through this past season.
He worked at Georgia for eight years, and was the last remaining staff member from Kirby Smart’s first staff at Georgia.q

McGee was named the head coach at Georgia State on Friday, replacing Shawn Elliott.
McGee was formally introduced as the head coach at Georgia State on Monday.
But before turning his full focus to the Panthers, McGee took the time to recognize how important Kirby Smart was in getting McGee to this point in his career.
“I must thank Coach Smart and the University of Georgia starting with Greg McGarity, Josh Brooks, Kirby’s wife Mary Beth and a lot of other colleagues I worked with at the University of Georgia that believed in me, gave me a lot of confidence in taking this job,” McGee said at his introductory press conference.

  “I can’t thank you enough for everything I’ve learned and what we do here at Georgia State.
lost four assistant coaches from its staff this offseason. On the offensive side of the ball, Smart replaced McGee and Bryan McClendon with Josh Crawford and James Coley. Like McGee, Chaney and Sherrer, Coley is a 2016 Georgia commit.

Crawford, along with Sherrer, committed to Georgia Tech last year.
are excited to welcome Coley and his family to Athens,” Smart said. “He’s a great coach and mentor to the guys,” Coley and Crawford said. Their previous experience and our staff will make this transition smooth. As for Josh, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing his work over the years, and I’m very impressed.

   He has this opportunity because of his effort and his great contribution to coaching football in our country
the defensive end, Donte Williams and Travaris Robinson replace Fran Brown and Will Muschamp. Like McGee, Brown assumed the role of head coach and Muschamp moved into an analyst role.

The Bulldogs are scheduled to begin spring practice on March 12. The annual G-Day team tournament will be held on April 13th..

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