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Georgia Tech defense drawing attention from opponents

...similar compliments about its defense in recent years.In October of 2012, coach Paul Johnson fired defensive coordinator Al Groh when the Yellow Jackets had one of the nation's worst defenses. Georgia Tech was allowing 30.2 points per game and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-10-29/georgia-tech-defense-draw
Georgia's Todd Grantham sees defense take step back

...Tigers got a huge break with North Carolina State upsetting Florida State.4. Georgia Tech (2-4, 1-3 ACC). Firing Al Groh was the right move, even if it was a week late.SATURDAY'S GAMES? South Carolina State at Delaware State, 1:30 p...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2012-10-09/georgias-todd-grantham-se
Georgia Tech wants more fire out of defense

...want to see that."Coach Paul Johnson was looking for more of that confrontational spirit from his defense when he fired Al Groh as defensive coordinator on Monday. Johnson assigned Kelly, the secondary coach, control of the defense for the remainder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-10-13/georgia-tech-wants-more-f
Georgia Tech looking for a fresh start after a dismal first half

...giving up more than 40 points in each of those contests, the first such stretch in school history.That was enough to cost Al Groh his job. Johnson dumped his defensive coordinator last week, promoting Charles Kelly to the post on an interim basis but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-10-16/georgia-tech-looking-fres
Georgia Tech, Boston College mired in slumps

...meet today in an Atlantic Coast Conference game.The Yellow Jackets (2-4, 1-3 ACC) dumped defensive coordinator Al Groh last week after giving up more than 40 points for the third game in a row. The Eagles (1-5, 0-3) have yet to beat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-10-19/georgia-tech-boston-colle
Georgia Tech whips Boston College

...Atlantic Coast Conference) snapped a three-game losing streak in its first contest since firing defensive coordinator Al Groh."We're 1-0 right now," linebacker Quayshawn Neely said. "We're not even thinking about the losses."Losing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-10-20/georgia-tech-whips-boston
Georgia Tech to face Brigham Young's rugged defense

...Georgia Tech's struggles on defense have led to Johnson's midseason switch of defensive coordinators. Johnson replaced Al Groh in a bye week before the Boston College game and named secondary coach Charles Kelly the interim coordinator for the remainder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-10-23/georgia-tech-face-brigham
Kicking is a concern for Georgia Tech, BYU

...The Yellow Jackets gave up more than 40 points in each of the three losses, and Johnson fired defensive coordinator Al Groh in a bye week before the Boston College game.Johnson gave Charles Kelly, the secondary coach, control of the defense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-10-26/kicking-concern-georgia-t
Georgia Tech, Duke still alive in Coastal race

...points per game, has been so bad Johnson had to make a midseason change on his staff. Johnson fired defensive coordinator Al Groh and promoted Charles Kelly to direct the unit on an interim basis.The defense showed no improvement in a 41-17 home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-16/georgia-tech-duke-still-a
Roof brings culture change to Georgia Tech's defense

...looking for defensive help after ranking 65th in the nation with its average of 28.29 points allowed per game in 2012.Al Groh's term as defensive coordinator ended in the middle of his third season when he was fired. Charles Kelly had mixed success...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-03-30/roof-brings-culture-chang