Sam Pittman is just getting started at UGA after he was one of the first additions to Kirby Smart’s new staff with the Bulldogs. The new offensive line coach faces the challenge of replacing a lot of experience after the team lost both of its starting tackles, John Theus and Kolton Houston.
On Sunday, UGA released a video of Pittman working with his new offensive linemen during a spring practice.
"The game of football starts when you hit somebody."
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Along with the losses of Theus and Houston, the Bulldogs also have to replace center Hunter Long, who started a few games in 2015. That means Pittman expects players like senior Brandon Kublanow and junior Isaiah Wynn to take on leadership roles.
“It’s your team,” Pittman tells Kublanow and Wynn in the video. “It’s your football team. And if we go in here to any drill and we get beat, then you’ve got to fix it.”
Pittman previously coached the Arkansas offensive line for three years and the Tennessee offensive line in 2012.