Paul Johnson engineered an upset of Georgia and the ACC Coastal Division title. (AP photo)

Georgia Tech finally offers Johnson contract extension

11:13 am Dec. 1, 2014

Updated: 11:40 a.m.

Georgia Tech has finally extended an offer to coach Paul Johnson for a contract extension, after an absence of negotiations for several months.

“We’re exchanging numbers now and we’re actually in discussion for an

Paul Johnson's team is 9-2 and he's overdue for a contract extension. (AP photo)

Tech’s Johnson long overdue for contract extension

8:47 am Nov. 26, 2014

After consecutive losses to Duke and North Carolina seemed to deflate all significant postseason hopes, Georgia Tech has won four straight games to clinch a berth in the ACC championship game and is even visible

Mark Richt and Paul Johnson wish you a happy election day. (Jason Getz, AJC)

Election day: Vote to keep or fire coaches

8:52 am Nov. 4, 2014

Happy election day. Here’s your chance to vote.

I’ve lived in Atlanta for more than 25 years. As much as the professional and college sports scene can turn the area into an emotional train wreck, I

Ted Roof's defense has allowed 79 points, including 11 touchdowns, in last two games.

LIVE: Tech’s defense must improve vs. Pitt

11:34 am Oct. 25, 2014

PITTSBURGH –Paul Johnson, in general, and his option offense, in particular, tend to get the most attention when somebody takes a shot at Georgia Tech. But it’s the Jackets’ defense that has been the program’s

LIVE: Jackets hope to bounce back vs. UNC

6:53 pm Oct. 18, 2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — One week ago, Georgia Tech was coming off impressive victories over Virginia Tech and Miami and appeared in control in the ACC Coastal Division. Then the Yellow Jackets lost at home

Paul Johnson and Justin Thomas can take control in the ACC Coastal Division.(Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)

Live: Tech can take charge in Coastal

5:50 pm Oct. 4, 2014

When the a preseason poll of media members projected Georgia Tech to finish in fifth place in the ACC Coastal Division, Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson  was emotionally crushed.

Not really.

Johnson actually used the prediction as