Matt Luke named Georgia O-Line coach


After being fired by his alma mater earlier this month, former Gulfport Admiral turned former Ole Miss Head Coach Matt Luke didn’t stay out of work for very long.

He’ll be staying in the Southeastern Conference at the University of Georgia as the associate head coach and offensive line coach on Kirby Smart’s staff.

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This is Luke’s third stop as an o-line assistant in the SEC, having previously held the same position with the Rebels and Tennessee.

The Gulfport native most recently produced three straight non-winning seasons as the head man in Oxford, compiling an overall record of 15-21.

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