Geoff Collins has reportedly accepted the job, per Jeff Schultz of The Athletic.
Temple’s Geoff Collins will be named coach at Georgia Tech, @JeffSchultzATL reports. Tech visits Temple on Sept. 28, 2019— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) December 7, 2018
On Nov. 28 Georgia Tech announced that head coach Paul Johnson would be retiring after 11 seasons at the helm.
Since then, rumors reported that they were eyeing Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliot and they even brought in Chargers OC Ken Whisenhunt for an interview, who has since removed his name from consideration.
The search might just be coming to an end as Temple head coach Geoff Collins is the reported favorite to land the upcoming vacancy after a meeting with Georgia Tech officials and a deal could be sealed by tonight.
Source: Temple's Geoff Collins has emerged as the leading candidate at Georgia Tech. No offer has been made yet. But he was in Atlanta on Thursday, met with Tech officials and they've indicated he's the favorite. A deal could happen as soon as tonight.— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) December 6, 2018
Don't look now college football fans, but this could be a perfect fit for both parties.
Temple Coach Geoff Collins met with Georgia Tech Athletic Director Todd Stansbury on Wednesday morning in New York City to discuss the GT job, OwlsDaily has learned from two sources.— OwlsDaily (@TempleOwlsDaily) December 6, 2018
Collins led the Owls to an 8-4 record as they finished second in the American Athletic Conference East Division with a 7-1 mark.