The remaining staff includes former Tech quarterbacks and B-backs coach Bryan Cook, who left the Yellow Jackets to become the Eagles’ offensive coordinator last December. Cook was hired by Summers to implement the spread-option offense that is such a part of Georgia Southern’s identity, but the offense has not produced. The Eagles are creating 4.51 yards per play, fourth from last in FBS.
“It’s a big boy world,” Johnson said. “You make choices and choices have consequences sometimes. Anytime anybody loses their job, you feel bad.”