Found October 24, 2011 on
Hope you’re well. Some notes, and I’m going home. I’ll have something new up in the morning.
1. After Georgia Tech’s costly special-teams mistakes in Saturday’s loss to Miami, a common gripe resurfaced among fans and media that coach Paul Johnson needs to hire a special-teams coach. The coach was evidently paying attention and called the suggestion “ridiculous.”
Johnson said that most staffs operate the same way as Tech’s, with one assistant in charge of special teams and other coaches assigned to specific units, like the field-goal team. For Tech, secondary coach Charles Kelly oversees special teams and other assistants coach different units. Johnson even did (or had a staffer do) research that found that only six teams in the ACC, SEC, Big 12 and Big Ten have coaches whose sole responsibility is coaching special teams. In the ACC, five teams have special-teams coaches who coach another position group. Four teams, including Tech, do not have a titled special teams
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Georgia Tech, coming off back-to-back ACC road losses, hosts undefeated and sixth-ranked Clemson Saturday night under the lights of Bobby Dodd Stadium (8:12 p.m./ABC).
Wide receiver Micheal Summers has been verbally committed to Georgia Tech since mid-June, and he’s anticipating plenty of excitement in the coming – high school football playoffs and more visits to see the Yellow Jackets play.
Bo Andrews and Seth Reeves each fired 3-under-par 69s Monday, lifting 12th-ranked Georgia Tech into the lead after two rounds of the sixth United States Collegiate Championship at The Golf Club of Georgia. The Yellow Jackets are attempting to capture their second consecutive title after not winning their home event in the first five years of its existence.
James White fired a 3-under-par 69, while 12th-ranked Georgia Tech turned in a 4-under-par 284 team total Sunday and lurks two strokes back of the lead after the first round of the sixth annual United States Collegiate Championship.
CORAL GABLES -- UM defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio didn't have a first great half. But he started the second half of the season with a bang -- shutting down one of the nation's most potent rushing attacks and scoring offenses in Georgia Tech on Saturday.
He called the team's defensive performance against the Yellow Jackets "gratifying." While he said...
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Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds
The Yellow Jackets will do battle with the visiting Clemson Tigers on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.
The Yellow Jackets sport records of 6-2 and 4-3-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the...
Head Coach Paul Johnson sat down to talk with the media before the Georgia Tech football team's Homecoming game on Saturday night against No. 5/6 Clemson. The game will kick off at 8 p.m. and will be broadcasted on ABC.
Georgia Tech women's tennis' run at the 2011 USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championship came to an end on Sunday at the Ring Tennis Complex on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Fla., when senior Jillian O'Neill and freshman Jasmine Minor lost singles matches.
The "observations" are all over the place in location if not in tenor, where quite a few - but not all -- Georgia Tech football fans are antsy, agitated and apprehensive. At some point in all this, a toilet bowl comes into play.Message boards, call-in shows, and sidewalk Sallys and Sams are alight with thoughts on what ails the Yellow Jackets.Opinion is sometimes part of...
After a 1-1 weekend, the Georgia Tech volleyball team will head out for their lone mid-week game of the year when they travel to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to meet up with Middle Tennessee State University on Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. CT/7:30 p.m. ET.
More than 300 football and men's basketball players from Arizona, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Purdue and UCLA want the NCAA and college presidents to set aside a cut of TV sports revenue for student-athletes to cover the cost of their education.
CLEMSON - Defensive coordinator Kevin Steele takes a look at Georgia Tech's triple-option offense.
Host Mindy Hylton recaps the past weekend and prepares fans for the week ahead in the latest This Week in Georgia Tech Athletics.
Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson will address the media in his weekly press conference at 11:30 on Tuesday. Fans are welcome to click here to watch the press conference live through Ramblin Wreck All-Access.
The Tigers trail only No. 5 Georgia Tech (282-566) and No. 3 UCLA(281-569) and are tied at 6-under par with No. 13 Washington (282-570)and No. 11 USC (288-570).