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Georgia Tech Football: Sources Claim Paul Johnson Wants Out, Paul Johnson Claims Otherwise

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Just one day after QB Vad Lee's transfer was announced, rumors of more turmoil were announced, and then promptly shot down.

Paul Johnson hates lots of things, not the least of which is baseless rumors.
Paul Johnson hates lots of things, not the least of which is baseless rumors.
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For the second time in as many days, Georgia Tech fans had a bout with abandoned child syndrome, as rumors surfaced that football coach Paul Johnson was unhappy with the school and looking to leave the program. The rumors were brought to light by CBS Sports' Bruce Feldman, who more often than not is reliable in his reports.

However, it became apparent that these rumors were baseless, as Johnson made statements shortly thereafter denying the reports.

These reports came out less than 24 hours after incumbent starting QB Vad Lee announced his impending transfer, which understandably started to lead to greater concerns for Georgia Tech fans. However, for now, Lee will be the only one of the duo that is departing the school, as Johnson is reportedly excited about the prospects of spring ball.

When spring practice begins, Johnson will be tasked with coaching and evaluating QB candidates Justin Thomas, Tim Byerly, Ty Griffin, and Matthew Jordan to find out who will replace Lee at the helms of his spread option offense.

Now, please excuse me while I try to go calm down for a little while.

Which made you happier, Jackets fans? Hearing that Johnson was leaving, or hearing that he is staying?