George Godsey enters 2013 in his second season as tight ends coach. Godsey was originally added to Head Coach Bill Belichick's staff as an offensive assistant on Feb. 17, 2011.
George Godsey enters 2013 in his second season as tight ends coach. Godsey was originally added to Head Coach Bill Belichick’s staff as an offensive assistant on Feb. 17, 2011.
Godsey previously spent seven seasons (2004-2010) at the University of Central Florida. He was the running backs coach in 2009 and 2010 and the quarterbacks coach from 2005-08 after originally joining the staff as a graduate assistant in 2004.
Godsey played quarterback at Georgia Tech from 1998 through 2001 where he set the record for career completion percentage (63.3) and ranks second in career pass efficiency rating (143.64). During his senior season at Georgia Tech in 2001, Godsey was coached by former Patriots offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Bill O’Brien, who held the same position at Georgia Tech. He later spent one season in the Arena Football League with the Tampa Bay Storm and was part of the 2003 team that won the Arena Bowl title.
A native of Tampa, Fla., Godsey was born on Jan. 1, 1979 and hails from a strong football family. His father played football for Bear Bryant at Alabama, older brother played at the Air Force Academy and younger brother suited up at both quarterback and tight end for Notre Dame.