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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
10 hours 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
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Johnson has lost control of his defensive line

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on Thursday that Georgia Tech recruit Kenderius Whitehead will have to sit out this season. Whitehead was considered one of the top incoming defensive ends coming out of JUCO and was originally rated as a four-star prospect when he committed to NC State out of high school. This news by itself would hurt but let’s consider what else has...
Via The Student Section
19 hours 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
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech Football Preview

The 2013 season was a very average season for Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets won seven games for the second straight season, and went to a bowl game for a school record 17th straight season. After the season, quarterback Vad Lee transferred, and there were talks that Paul Johnson's job was in jeopardy. Johnson is back, hoping to improve on last season's performance, and...
Via SCACC Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech QB Ty Griffin to transfer to Oregon

Former Georgia Tech QB Ty Griffin via a Tweet announced that he is transferring to Oregon to be a part of the Oregon Ducks program.  Griffin will have to sit out the 2014 season and will be eligibility beginning 2015.  It should come to no surprise that his younger brother Taj Griffin verbally committed to Oregon earlier this April.  Taj is the Number 1 rated running back...
Via NCAA Football Zone
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech quarterback Ty Griffin transfers to Oregon

Oregon added another quarterback to its 2015 class with the transfer of Georgia Tech's Ty Griffin. Griffin, a 6-foot, 195-pound freshman announced on his Twitter account that he's decided to join the Ducks. Griffin will have to sit out the 2014 season and will be eligible in 2015 as a sophomore.
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Griffin To Transfer From Georgia Tech To Oregon, Will Play With Brother, A 5-Star Ducks Recruit

Oregon football thought it was getting one member of the Griffin family, but now it looks like they’ll be getting two for the 2015 season. Georgia Tech quarterback Ty Griffin, who redshirted as a true freshman last year, is transferring to Oregon, the program where his brother, five-star recruit Taj, committed this spring. Its official im an Oregon Duck!!!! I’ll be on the West...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgia Tech Has The Words To The “I Believe” Chant Displayed On Scoreboard At Bobby Dodd Stadium

One of the biggest things to come from the 2014 World Cup is the emergence of the “I Believe That We Will Win” chant. While it has been around for some time, it has become an insanely popular chant, as ESPN has used it for US soccer commercials, and while it has been used by US soccer supporters for some time, it has become more popular than ever among more casual fans. Today...
Via College Spun
July 01, 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

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
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