Georgia Tech football coach Paul Johnson was born Aug. 20, 1957, in Newland, North Carolina. Johnson was hired and introduced Dec. 7, 2007 as Tech's 12th football coach, beginning with John Heisman in 1904. Tech defeated Jacksonville State 41-14 on Aug. 28, 2008, in Johnson's debut as Yellow Jackets coach. Johnson's Georgia Southern teams won Division I-AA (now FCS) national championships in 1999 and 2000. Johnson coached six seasons at Navy and was 43-19 over the final five, after a 2-10 first season. Jo

Paul Johnson’s career coaching record

Paul Johnson is in his 22nd season as a head coach, half of those at Georgia Tech. Here is Johnson’s coaching record, with the Yellow Jackets facing one more game in the 2018 season, at a bowl to be determined:

Johnson at Georgia Tech

Season, Overall, ACC

2008, 9-4, 5-3

*2009, 10-3, 7-1

2010, 6-7, 4-4

2011, 8-5, 5-3

2012, 7-7, 5-3

2013, 7-6, 5-3

2014, 11-3, 6-2

2015, 3-9, 1-7

2016, 9-4, 4-4

2017, 5-6, 4-4

2018, 7-5, 5-3 (with two regulars left)

*Total, 82-59 (11 seasons)

* Does not include victory in the 2009 ACC Championship game that was vacated because of NCAA sanctions.

Johnson at Navy

45-29 (six seasons)

Johnson at Georgia Southern

62-10 (five seasons)

Overall

189-98 (22 seasons)

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