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Jets' Stephen Hill on the way out?

Jets receiver Stephen Hill, foreshadowing his career, in 2012. Associated PressIn 2012 the Jets organization thought they had an answer to their woeful passing game when they drafted Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill in the second round. A few years later and now the New York franchise is trying to dump him, and no one is interested. According to Adam Schefter: Jets tried...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Thomas takes over at QB for Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) Coach Paul Johnson believes that Justin Thomas is tough enough to succeed at quarterback for Georgia Tech. Thomas, at 5-foot-11, 185, will take a beating in Johnson's spread option offense, but the coach says the redshirt sophomore is quick enough to compensate for an undersized frame. When the Yellow Jackets open the season Saturday at home against Wofford, Thomas...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton Surprises Georgia Tech Recruit Recovering From Serious Brain Injury

Jaylend Ratliffe, a 3-star dual-threat QB recruit committed to Georgia Tech, suffered a serious brain injury following an ATV accident on July 30th. Following a couple weeks of surgery and dwindling optimism for a full recovery, the Scotland County player began making tremendous strides and appears headed in the right direction, although the road remains long. Ratliffe, recovering...
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Georgia Tech kicker saves the day during practice

Sometimes, being the kicker on a football team can be a thankless job. If you make the kick, you’ve done your job and ninety-nine percent of the time, no one cares. But, when you miss a field goal, especially a close one, the announcers, fans and teammates can turn on you quickly. It does not happen often, but kickers sometimes get the chance to play the hero and save the day....
Via Down and Distance
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kickers Take Note: Here Is How To Win Over Your Teammates

Check out video of Georgia Tech kicker Harrison Butker nailing a 50-yard field goal during the first day of practice, which somehow saved the team from running following practice. The teams reaction was priceless and Harrison knew it was good from the second it left his foot. If Georgia Tech is lacking in the conditioning department come game 10 of the college football season...
Via Next Impulse Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech Recruit Jaylend Ratliffe in Serious Condition After ATV Accident

The family and friends of Scotland County High School (North Carolina) standout Jaylend Ratliffe were looking forward to seeing the Georgia Tech commit lead his team to glory one more time before heading off to college next season. Now they are likely just hoping he ends up being okay after getting in a nasty ATV accident.@CdclarksportsWhile riding on the back of a four-wheeler the...
Via FatManWriting
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech Committed QB Suffers Head Injury In ATV Accident

Tragic news for Georgia Tech, as their committed QB, Jaylend Ratliffe, suffered a head injury after being involved in an ATV accident on Tuesday. Ratliffe was a standout QB for Scotland High School in North Carolina, and was committed to play for Georgia Tech in the fall. Ratliffe is suffering bleeding of the brain after suffering a fractured skull due to the accident and is listed...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The more you tweet, the cheaper Georgia Tech tickets are?

Maybe I’m old fashioned but I’m still trying to figure out this whole social media thing, and I think Georgia Tech might be in the same boat. The Jackets have launched a promotion asking their fans to “tweet, tag or post with #togetherweswarm”. The more posts the hashtag gets, the cheaper tickets will be for the Georgia Tech/Miami game on October 4. Here’s the infographic…...
Via The Student Section
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

For better or worse: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

After looking like a genius with Chan Gailey’s players, Paul Johnson has settled into an average tenure with the Jackets. Over the last four years the Jackets have never won less than six games and they’ve never won more than eight. They consistently finish 4-4 or 5-3 in the conference. Will the Jackets be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take a look...
Via College Football Zealots
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Countdown: No. 9 Georgia Tech

For seemingly decades in the ACC -- even before the arrival of Paul Johnson and his flexbone option offense -- Georgia Tech has been a model of consistency. They've been to 17 straight bowl games, and their teams have ranged from mediocre, barely reaching that requisite .500 mark, to very good, as many as 10 wins. Regardless, they've never been awful, and that's quite...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Georgia Tech linebacker allegedly locked oldest son in room for two years

Former Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets linebacker Recardo Wimbush is facing some serious legal trouble after being accused of locking his oldest son in the basement of their home for two years. Wimbush and his wife have been charged with "cruelty to children" and are expected to turn themselves into authorities on Friday.The following is an excerpt from the Atlanta Journal...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Georgia Tech LB Accused of Locking Son in Basement For 2 Years

2005 mugshot Recardo Wimbush a former Georgia Tech standout linebacker had an arrest warrant issued for him to surrender to police. He and his wife are being accused of locking their son in a basement for two years do to “disciplinary reasons.” Here are some details from the Atlanta Journal Constitution: The victim had been confined to the room for most of the past two years...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech wins ACC baseball title; Maryland exits league

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- For a while, it looked like Maryland might finish its final competition as an ACC member in any sport as a champion. And then the wheels fell off for the Terrapins, allowing Georgia Tech to take advantage and come away with a 9-4, clinching the ACC tournament championship. Maryland tok a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning, but the Terps would not score...
Via Fox Sports South
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson refutes report that he wants out at Georgia Tech

A strange 24 hours for Georgia Tech continued with a report that coach Paul Johnson is unhappy and wants out, followed by a text from the coach himself refuting the news. A source told CBSSports.com's Bruce Feldman that Johnson is hoping the school will exercise his buyout of $7.5 million. But Johnson responded, sending a text to CoachingSearch.com, which said "I have no...
Via Fox Sports South
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech begins 2014 without starting QB

Georgia Tech has begun 2014 searching for a new quarterback after Vad Lee announces he will transfer to another school. Lee, a rising junior, went 7-6 as the Yellow Jackets' starter, ending his career in Monday's 25-17 loss to Mississippi at the Music City Bowl. Though both Lee and coach Paul Johnson released statements Friday saying they appreciated the chance to work...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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