Dan Lanning will have a much larger responsibility and a much larger paycheck in his second season as a Georgia football assistant.
Lanning, who oversaw the outside linebackers in his first season with the Bulldogs after spending two years on the staff at Memphis, will be Georgia's defensive coordinator in 2019. He will make $750,000 after earning $325,000 a year ago.
The new salaries for Georgia's assistants were made public Friday after an open records request by multiple media outlets.
Lanning is replacing Mel Tucker, who spent three seasons as Georgia's defensive coordinator and made $1.5 million last season before leaving in December to become Colorado's head coach. Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart was expected to promote either Lanning or Glenn Schumann, the inside linebackers coach who made $275,000 last season.
Schumann will have the title of co-defensive coordinator this year and will make $550,000.
Georgia's highest-paid assistant will be new offensive coordinator James Coley, who will earn $950,000 and was promoted to replace Jim Chaney, who is now the offensive coordinator at Tennessee. Bulldogs offensive line coach Sam Pittman now has the added title of associate head coach and will make $900,000 after making $825,000 last year.
Six of Georgia's assistants will have additional titles, with running backs coach Dell McGee the running-game coordinator and receivers coach Cortez Hankton the passing-game coordinator.
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