UGa's Smart Faces Former Assistant Lanning in Season Opener

Others will seek to emulate your success if you have a powerful program.

Kirby Smart, the Georgia coach, will be seeing another familiar face at the other edge.

The season will begin against No.11 Oregon, where the current champion Bulldogs will be facing off.

Dan Lanning (ex-defensive coordinator at 5.Smart) is now the Ducks' coach.

He will be making his head coaching debut against the No. 3 Bulldogs at Chick-fil A's kickoff game in Atlanta.

He is now 2-0 ahead of his former offensive line coach from Arkansas, Sam Pittman

Shem Beamer, a South Carolina resident who was on Smart’s staff in 2016-17, won last year.