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The Dayton Daily News reports that Georgia Tech will hire Dayton’s Brian Gregory.

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Ga Tech Still Searching

Posted: March 25, 2011 in Uncategorized
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Georgia Tech associate AD Wayne Hogan issued statement at 8:30pm, denying that their coaching search has concluded.

The Jackets fired Paul Hewitt last week.

Andy Katz of ESPN confirms that Sidney Lowe is stepping down as coach at NC State.

WTVD, the ABC station in Raleigh reports that NC State will fire coach Sidney Lowe.

Myrtle Beach HS quarterback Everett Golson, who verballed to UNC earlier this year, will early enroll in January, but it may not be in Chapel Hill, according to the Myrtle Beach Sun News, while he waits to see if coach Butch Davis will be retained at North Carolina.

Seth Davis of Sports Illustrated “doesn’t do coach-on-the-hot-seat lists anymore,” but parenthetically identifies Georgia Tech’s Paul Hewitt and Michigan’s John Beilein as possibly being on the hot seat. He goes on to list a couple of coaches who “need a big year,” including Illinois’ Bruce Weber, Virginia Tech’s Seth Greenberg and Memphis’ Josh Pastner. Davis notes that none of these coaches need worry about immediate job security, but their teams are poised for breakout years and if it doesn’t happen, the wolves might start to come out.

Link: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2010/writers/seth_davis/10/14/burning.questions/

Miami coach Randy Shannon “should not be fired… yet,” according to Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel. Bianchi notes that Shannon is one of the best coaches in the country to instill discipline and graduate players. But at Miami, when Larry Coker can get fired for going 40-15, Shannon’s 24-18 overall record, 12-14 in the ACC isn’t good enough for what he terms the Hurricane fan base as “among the most spoiled in all of college football.”