What Paul Johnson had to say about Matthew Jordan

In this photo released by Georgia Tech, Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson, second from left, gives quarterback Matthew Jordan (11) the next play during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Boston College, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in Dublin, Ireland. (Danny Karnik/Georgia Tech via AP)

Georgia Tech began spring practice Monday,and coach Paul Johnson and quarterback Matthew Jordan have the same goal.

“Well, for him to solidify the job as the starting quarterback, I guess,” Johnson said following the team’s first of 15 practices. “Like everybody, to get better each day. He needs to come out there with something he’s going to improve on every day and work to get better at, just like all the guys.”

With significantly more experience than the other three scholarship quarterbacks on the roster, Jordan enters the spring as the leading candidate to follow Justin Thomas and his three-year run as the Yellow Jackets’ starting quarterback.

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