Georgia Tech Recruiting Roundup 7/22: Trio of talented skill position players receive scholarship offers

The dead period is over and recruiting is back in full swing. Now that the NCAA-mandated recruiting dead period is over, the Roundup is back! There is a lot of new information to cover since the lat time we did one of these in earnest. Firstly, the Jackets just picked up their seventh commitment of the 2017 class in Savannah, Ga. OL Zach Quinney. Quinney is one of the four 3-star...
Via From the Rumble Seat
1 day ago

WATCH: Paul Johnson: Justin Thomas Ready For Best Year Yet

Paul Johnson tells ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel that he is looking for Justin Thomas to have his best year yet. Thomas is looking to regain the form of his 2014 season that earned him 2nd-team All-ACC honors and earned the Yellow Jackets a trip to the ACC Championship game.
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

Football: B-Back C.J. Leggett dismissed for violation of team rules, DE Antonio Simmons has returned to school

A pair of interesting news items came out of Georgia Tech’s time in the spotlight at the ACC Kickoff today. As the ACC Kickoff is underway in Greensboro, Georgia Tech announced today that redshirt sophomore B-Back C.J. Leggett has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules. The nature of the violation is unclear. Leggett redshirted as a freshman in 2014 and was...
Via From the Rumble Seat
2 days ago

Georgia Tech Football: 2016 Position Previews - Kick & Punt Returners

The face of the Georgia Tech return game is gone. Who will replace him? Countdown to kickoff: 44 Days As our 100 Days to Kickoff series continues to tick down, we begin our position previews to provide an in-depth look at who will be on the field for the Yellow Jackets this year. Each position has seen some old faces leave and new ones take their place. This week is all about becoming...
Via From the Rumble Seat
3 days ago

Georgia Tech Recruiting: 3-Star Savannah OL Zach Quinney is Commitment #7 for 2017

The Yellow Jackets’ recruiting class gets some more firepower on the offensive line. On the heels of a big-time camp on Georgia Tech’s campus this past weekend, one of the Yellow Jackets’ most prominent targets on the offensive line gave Paul Johnson’s staff some excellent news on Tuesday afternoon: Extremely blessed to say I'm committed—...
Via From the Rumble Seat
4 days ago

WATCH: Georgia Tech's Joe Hamilton: From Heisman Finalist To QB Guru

Joe Hamilton, former Georgia Tech quarterback and College Football Hall of Famer, is now teaching the next generation of quarterbacks. Raycom Sports, as part of their Havoline Football Saturdays program, shows how Hamilton, who finished second in the 1999 Heisman Trophy voting, continues to make an impact on and off the field.
Via ACC Digital Network
5 days ago

Georgia Tech's Roof: DE KeShun Freeman can be even better

ATLANTA (AP) Third-year defensive end KeShun Freeman is taking nothing for granted heading into Georgia Tech's spring scrimmage Saturday. Yellow Jackets defensive coordinator Ted Roof appreciates Freeman's passion and leadership, but says the rising junior can do much more. ''I think the guys behind him (are pushing for a starting job) and he's certainly pushed himself harder...
Via Associated Press
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

If you play golf, you can’t work for Georgia Tech head coach Josh Pastner

Head coaches at any level tend to be a bit weird. You probably have to be in order to manage a group of players, assistant coaches, expectations, etc. For instance, James Franklin once said that assistant coaches needed to have beautiful wives or girlfriends to be on his coaching staff at Vandy, because if they can identify talent in one field, they can certainly do it in another...
Via The Comeback
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

New Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner won’t hire assistants who golf

New Georgia Tech men’s head basketball coach Josh Pastner vows that he’s “going to be really meticulous” when assembling his staff of assistants. And given one of the conditions he has set for potential new hires, he really means it. Pastner has gone on record to say that he will never hire an assistant coach who regularly spends time on the golf course. “My first question...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

New Georgia Tech Coach Josh Pastner Says He Won’t Hire An Assistant If He Golfs

New Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner has a pretty odd requirement for the assistant coaches he hires.  If they play a certain sport, he won’t hire them.  That sport? Golf.  Josh Pastner wants assistants who can recruit and teach, but don’t play golf. — Ken Sugiura (@ksugiuraajc) April 15, 2016 From the...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Pastner being targeted by Georgia Tech, could leave Memphis

Josh Pastner is being targeted by Georgia Tech for their head coaching position, and he could be on his way out of Memphis, according to a report. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports the news and says the Yellow Jackets and Pastner could finalize a deal on Friday. If Pastner does leave Memphis, many Tigers fans would be happy with the news. Once considered a whiz kid who was an assistant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Colorado, Georgia Tech to play in 2025-26 to Celebrate 1990 National Championships

It might be 25 years in the making, but Colorado and Georgia Tech have locked in a home-and-home series for the 2025 and 2026 football seasons as a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the national championship that was split between the two programs. The Buffaloes and Yellow Jackets both finished their 1990 campaigns with 11 wins and won the Big 8 and ACC respectively, thus causing...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech's Georges-Hunt 'thankful' for spot in NIT

ATLANTA (AP) Marcus Georges-Hunt says playing in the NIT is better than being left out of the postseason, like his first three seasons at Georgia Tech. ''I'm thankful to be able to make the postseason, being as it's the first time ever for me,'' Georges-Hunt said Monday. ''It's better than sitting at home and watching other teams play.'' Georgia Tech hasn't made the NCAA field...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 7 Louisville women beat Georgia Tech 60-50 in ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Myisha Hines-Allen had 22 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 7 Louisville beat Georgia Tech 60-50 in Friday's quarterfinals at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Hines-Allen didn't get a lot of help from her teammates, with the rest of the second-seeded Cardinals (25-6) managing to shoot a combined 28 percent (12 for 43). But they frustrated the cold...
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 11 Louisville holds off Georgia Tech 56-53

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Chinanu Onuaku made two free throws with 30.9 seconds remaining and Damion Lee added two more with 10.7 left to help No. 11 Louisville survive Georgia Tech 56-53 on Tuesday night. Onuanku's underhanded free throws provided a 54-49 lead and loomed large as the Yellow Jackets stormed back with four straight points over the next 18 seconds. Marcus Georges-Hunt...
Via Associated Press
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgia Tech fan shows off Yellow Jackets-themed Christmas tree

The Christmas spirit has been sweeping the sports world in recent weeks, as we all prepare for the holiday. We have seen a number of sports fans mixing the Christmas spirit with their fandom and the latest example comes to us from a proud Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets fan. The fan decorated their Christmas tree in a way that leaves no doubt who they root for each and every week of...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgia Tech Fans Have A Fantastic Yellow Jackets-Themed Christmas Tree

Many college football fans may have a few ornaments or other decorations to show off their fanhood on their Christmas tree. How many dedicated an entire tree to their team, though? One family of Georgia Tech fans decorated their entire tree to show their support for the Rambling Wreck, and it looks great.  Is your house sporting a @GTAthletics tree? Because ours is. #gatech #wreckmas...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech OL Errin Joe denied 6th year of eligibility

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets offensive lineman Errin Joe has been denied a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, according to Ken Sugiura of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Joe, who had been working out with the team in anticipation of receiving a sixth year, will now head home to Florida and prepare himself for Georgia Tech’s pro day ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft. “I would...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

3-Star OL Jordan Johnson De-Commits From Georgia Tech Citing Alleged Incident With Campus Police

Jacksonville (Fla.) Ed White three-star offensive lineman Jordan Johnson committed to Georgia Tech in July, and seemed to be solid to the Yellow Jackets. However, today Johnson abruptly announced his de-commitment from the program, citing “a bad experience” at yesterday’s game against rival Georgia.  Ive decided to decommit from Georgia Tech I had a bad experience at yesterdays...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Case Studies: Georgia Tech and Duke

We’re nearing the end of the college football regular season. Accordingly, we’re in a much better position to evaluate teams. More precisely, we’re in a better position to not merely figure out where things went right or wrong, but why teams followed a given path. Two of the foremost examples from the Atlantic Coast Conference are Georgia Tech and Duke, a pair of teams which...
Via The Student Section
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: FSU loses on blocked FG returned for touchdown

Last week, Michigan suffered one of the more heartbreaking loses in recent memory to in-state rivals Michigan State. On Saturday, Florida State suffered a bitter defeat of its own. With the game tied 16-16 and six seconds remaining in regulation, Florida State’s Roberto Aguayo lined up for a 56-yard field goal attempt to win the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Listen: Radio Call of final play of Georgia Tech’s shocking win over FSU

We already posted the video footage here with the play-by-play from the ESPN crew. That being said, college football is about passion and it’s always fun to listen to a “homer” call a game winning play. Here’s how the Georgia Tech announcing crew reacted to the final play as Georgia Tech had one of the most stunning victories in recent memory over the previously undefeated...
Via The Student Section
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Georgia Tech shocks FSU with blocked FG return for TD

And to think that I was doubting Georgia Tech for scheduling FSU as their homecoming opponent. What a way to win! #SCtop10 Here's how GT knocked off #9 Florida State in EPIC fashion » #FSUvsGT — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) October 25, 2015 The post Watch: Georgia Tech shocks FSU with blocked FG return for TD appeared first on The Student Section.
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia Tech Fans Rush The Field After Game-Winning Field Goal Block Return

It’s party time in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia Tech, after a field goal block returned for a touchdown as time expired, knocked off No. 9 Florida State at home Saturday 22-16 in front of a raucous crowd. Yellow Jackets fans rushed the field in celebration immediately following the crazy play. Check it out: Miracle on North Ave – Part 2. Amazing. —...
Via College Spun
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgia Tech To Wear Awesome Honeycomb Helmets For First Time This Season

The Yellow Jackets will be riding in style as they take the field Saturday night against Florida State.  As the fans take part in a “White Out,” celebrating Georgia Tech’s Homecoming, the Yellow Jackets will be wearing alternate whites completed with their incredibly cool honeycomb helmets. In case people hadn’t seen these helmets, the football team’s official Twitter...
Via College Spun
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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