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Falcons' young cornerbacks show confidence

...Yawin Smallwood and South Dakota linebacker Tyler Starr were drafted in the seventh.In their third season under defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, the Falcons will mix 3-4 and their traditional 4-3 alignments in hopes of keeping opponents guessing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-27/falcons-young-cornerbacks-sho
Former South Carolina star Jadeveon Clowney limited as Texans open camp

...6-foot-5, 266-pound former South Carolina standout is moving from defensive end to outside linebacker in defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel's system and believes the transition is going well."I'm feeling very comfortable, but I've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-26/former-south-carolina-star-ja
Stories about Ray Guy's exploits at Thomson live on

...high school; Ray was in eighth grade. John Barnett, who grew up in Thomson and later served as the school's defensive coordinator when it won state titles in 1984, 1985 and 2002, remembers Al, Ray's middle brother, being one of his heroes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-23/stories-about-ray-guys-exploi
Redone deals to keep Dabo Swinney's staff in place for next two years

...assistant who did not have his deal redone and he remains Clemson's highest-paid at $1.3 million a season.Defensive coordinator Brent Venables will make $875,000 in salary and compensation next season.Running backs coach Tony Elliott...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-01/redone-deals-keep-dabo-sw
NFL hires former ACC referee to man the same position

...for staying at Oklahoma. His income from private funds will increase from $3,725,000 to $4,025,000.Defensive coordinator Mike Stoops, Bob's brother, got a raise, too. His salary increased to $850,000 for next season, up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-26/nfl-hires-former-acc-referee-
Atlanta Falcons deal for quarterback T.J. Yates

...the New York Jets-New England Patriots rivalry.Jets coach Rex Ryan said Thursday that a suggestion by former defensive coordinator and current Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine that New England might have obtained a copy of New York's playbook...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-19/atlanta-falcons-deal-quarterb
Former Thomson defensive coordinator John Barnett rejoins Bulldogs staff

...then, the retired Thomson defensive coordinator has received calls every...21 years as the Bulldogs' defensive coordinator, Barnett teamed up with...Lee Hutto ? the current defensive coordinator ? was a defensive line coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-06-27/former-thomson-defens
Two Georgia players won't face suspensions

...hamstring injury.Matthews' Twitter account said he plans to transfer to Auburn or Louisville. Former Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham now heads Louisville's defense.Two former Georgia defensive players - safety Josh Harvey-Clemons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-06-06/two-georgia-players-wont-
Banks is pick for Lincoln County football head coach

...seasons on the staff, was previously the Red Devils defensive coordinator under Larry Campbell."The program means a lot...first round since 1996.But Banks, who was the defensive coordinator for four seasons, is ready to go to work and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-05-27/banks-pick-lincoln-co
Scott Tate moves up at Westside

...remains the Razorbacks' most recent winning season.Tate, whose staff will include Ivory Hugee remaining as defensive coordinator, is also used to the Westside program ? he first came aboard for the 2011 season as the running backs/wide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-05-23/scott-tate-moves-west