He is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic background. He began his playing career at Bainbridge High School and went on to play college football at the University of Georgia. Georgia coach Kirby Smart said that injured defensive tackle Jordan Davis is hopeful about returning to play South Carolina. The word is not as good on defensive back Richard LeCounte, out since a motorcycle accident after the team’s win over Kentucky on Oct. 31. The Smart family now lives in a 1920s cottage outside of Athens, and the entire crew is usually on hand to watch Georgia head football coach Kirby Smart and their favorite football team win SEC East titles and big games against Florida, Auburn, Tennessee, and Texas A&M between the hedges. By Dean Legge. We had a coach lose his father. Photograph by Emily Followill. Their families. Smart was born on December 23, 1975, in Montgomery, Alabama. Kirby Smart is an American football coach and former retired player. Among her many roles, she runs the Kirby Smart Family Foundation, which gives back to families facing adversity, with an emphasis on childhood cancer. He is the head coach of the University of Georgia. He previously served as the defensive coordinator at the University of Alabama. I don’t think anybody talks – we’ve got kids with relatives and family members that have been in the hospital. Kirby Smart: JT Daniels Made Some Good Throws vs. South Carolina. He is the son of Sharon Smart (his mother) and Sonny Smart (his father). Kirby Smart knows that the Georgia Quarterback room has been grossly mishandled this year but won’t admit it. ATHENS — Kirby Smart treats his players and staff like family, but beyond that, the Georgia head coach does indeed have his nuclear family in the literal sense of the word. November 28, 2020. Davis hurt his elbow that game, too. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Kirby grew up in Bainbridge, Georgia. It is quite obvious to every fan. ... And that’s just tough. He has a sister named Kendall Smart and a brother named Karl Smart.