In a bit of unfortunate news if you’re a Dawg fan, Todd Monken could be heading back to the NFL soon:
One college coach I'm hearing has garnered NFL OC interest from teams this cycle: Georgia offensive coordinator Todd Monken. Has had a successful run with the national champion Bulldogs and is also former OC of Bucs and Browns.
— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) January 16, 2023
If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I’ve been saying Monken will get another NFL job. I was hoping it would come after Georgia potentially goes for a three-peat, but it’s easy to understand why Monken is garnering interest from the NFL. He’s one of the most efficient playcallers in all of college football, and Georgia’s offense has become a real strength under his watch. We just saw the guy hang 50 on LSU, 42 on Ohio State, and 65 on TCU in the National Championship game. Georgia averaged 41.1 points per game in 2022 and scored the most total points in college football with 616.
After losing quarterbacks coach Buster Faulkner to Georgia Tech, losing Monken would be a huge blow to the Dawgs going into 2023. However, knowing Kirby Smart, I’m sure there’s a solid Plan B in place. It’s probably in the form of former Georgia Offensive Coordinator Mike Bobo. Monken could be back in the NFL by 2024, and potentially sooner.
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