Georgia Tech football coach Paul Johnson is in no mood to discuss some of the realities surrounding his teams place in Saturdays ACC championship game.
He doesnt want to hear that his club doesnt belong in the game or that its only there because North Carolina and Miami arent eligible. Dont remind him of his squads 6-6 record or that statistically it has almost zero chance of even competing with 13th-ranked Florida State, much less actually defeating the Seminoles.
What Techs fifth-year coach will discuss is that his team is playing for an ACC championship, and that if it wins, the Yellow Jackets will play in their second Orange Bowl under his direction.
Were excited to have the opportunity to go to Charlotte and play in the ACC Championship game, Johnson said. I know its going to be a huge challenge. Hopefully well have a good week of reparation and go up there and put on a pretty good shot. Thats our intention Its a great opportunity for us.
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