Georgia Tech's Mason, Smelter go back-to-back in 4th round of NFL draft

In a bit of draft day oddity, the New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers picked interior offensive lineman Shaquille Mason (131st overall) and wide receiver DeAndre Smelter (132nd overall) with consecutive fourth-round picks.A third Yellow Jacket, wide receiver Darren Waller, was picked two rounds later by the Baltimore Ravens. Both Smelter and Walter are big-bodied receivers...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech's Mason, Smelter draw interest from NFL scouts

ATLANTA (AP) Guard Shaquille Mason and receiver DeAndre Smelter, the Georgia Tech players generating the most interest from scouts, are taking different routes to the NFL draft. Working out at the Yellow Jackets' pro day on Friday, Mason ran drills at his accustomed position, but he also took snaps at center - a position he's never played in a game. Mason, a first-team All-ACC selection...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson obliterates another myth winning the Orange Bowl

After having to listen to the constant drivel ever since Paul Johnson arrived on the Flats that began with: This offense will never work at this level; followed by he only won his first two years using somebody else’s recruits and finally; when an opponent has enough time to prepare for the triple option offense it will always be stopped in a Bowl Game, hence his 1 and 5 record...
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia Tech’s DeAndre Smelter Shakes Off A Defender, Scores A 71-Yard Touchdown

This throw by Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas to wide receiver DeAndre Smelter should have only gone for about 26 yards. The second Smelter caught the ball, he was wrapped up by a Wofford defender, and two other members of the Terriers’ defense were swarming to the ball, ready to help bring Smelter to the ground. Instead, Smelter shook the defender trying to bring him town...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas' 353 yards leads Ga Tech over Wofford 38-19

ATLANTA (AP) Justin Thomas had 353 yards of total offense and DeAndre Smelter caught two third-quarter touchdown passes in Georgia Tech's 38-19 victory over Wofford in both teams' season openers on Saturday. Making his first career start, Thomas went 11 of 15 for 282 yards and completed his last eight passes for 250 yards to help the Yellow Jackets hold off the pesky FCS Terriers...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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