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GEORGIA TECH RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Stewart Cink “Cinks” impressive 94-foot putt

OK, so, this is crazy. Stewart Cink sank a 94-foot putt on the Georgia Tech basketball court to win $25,000 for a student. Cink, who memorably defeated an aging but charging Tom Watson to win the 2009 Open Championship, made this putt look easy. It never even deviated off line and to do it on the slick, hard wood floor is even more impressive. What are some of your craziest off...
Via The GP Golf Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Stewart Cink sinks full-court putt at GT basketball game

When a college student nails a half-court shot for a $10,000 tuition scholarship, it’s a pretty awesome sight. What happened Tuesday night at Georgia Tech’s basketball game against Duke, however, has got to be one of the coolest things I have ever seen. PGA golfer Stewart Cink was in attendance at his Alma Mater for the game and he was given a chance to win $25,000 for a charity...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DE Jordan Woods heads Georgia Tech's class of 18 signees

ATLANTA (AP) This time it was a little more difficult for Paul Johnson to reference his record as evidence the recruiting experts were wrong about his Georgia Tech signing class. Georgia Tech's 18 signees on Wednesday didn't fare well in the team rankings compiled by recruiting services. The class was ranked No. 69 in the nation by Rivals.com, which listed defensive end Jordan...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stewart Cink wins college student $25K with full-court putt

Duke rallied to defeat Georgia Tech, 80-71, on Tuesday night. But one Yellow Jackets fan went home happy.Pro golfer Stewart Cink, a 1995 graduate of Georgia Tech, won a student $25,000 by sinking a full-court put during halftime.Even for a Open Championship winner, a 94-foot put on a hardwood floor is no easy task.(h/t CBS Sports)
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Turner, Allen lead No. 3 Notre Dame past Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) Brianna Turner scored 15 points, Lindsay Allen added 14 and No. 3 Notre Dame took a sluggish 54-42 victory over Georgia Tech on Thursday night. The Irish (20-1, 8-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won 13 straight, but their point total was a season low as they struggled for three quarters beyond the arc and at the free-throw line before taking charge in the fourth...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2nd-half spurt helps Georgia Tech hold off NC State 90-83

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 26 points - including a five-point possession that started the decisive second-half run - to help Georgia Tech beat North Carolina State 90-83 on Wednesday night. Nick Jacobs added 20 points for the Yellow Jackets (12-8, 2-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who led nearly all night in a matchup of teams sitting near the bottom of the league...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lee, Mahmoud lead No. 17 Louisville past Georgia Tech 75-71

ATLANTA (AP) Damion Lee scored 17 points, Anas Mahmoud added 15 and No. 17 Louisville held on in the closing seconds to beat hard-luck Georgia Tech 75-71 on Saturday. In a back-and-forth game that was close all the way, Mahmoud was in the middle of a crucial sequence with 1:01 remaining that helped the Cardinals (16-3, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) claim their third straight win...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech adds former UNC assistant to staff

On Thursday Georgia Tech added former North Carolina assistant, Ron West, to its staff as a co-offensive line coach.West was a co-defensive coordinator/linebackers coach for head coach Larry Fedora at UNC and helped the Tar Heels go 11-3 (8-0) this year en route to an ACC Coastal Division crown.A former Clemson player who graduated in 1979, West previously spent 10 years on the Tigers...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech offensive lineman leaves team to pursue art career

Georgia Tech offensive lineman Gary Brown is abandoning the grid iron to pursue a career in arts, the redshirt freshman tweeted over the weekend.The 6-3, 287-pounder saw action in five games this season and was the 2014 offensive scout  team player of the year for the Yellow Jackets. Brown, a former-star prospect coming out Alonso High School in Tampa, Fla., was expected to compete...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech-Pittsburgh Preview

After briefly stepping away from the ACC schedule, Pittsburgh is ready to shift its focus back to the league full-time. Ranked for the first time in nearly two years, the No. 24 Panthers can record a ninth straight victory by extending Georgia Tech's conference road struggles Wednesday night. Pittsburgh (12-1, 1-0) opened ACC play with a 72-61 win over Syracuse last Wednesday...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 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...
Via College Spun
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

Recruit De-commits From Georgia Tech After Incident With Campus Police Inside Stadium

With national signing day for college football teams just over two months away, high school recruits are committing and de-committing on a daily basis. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are now dealing with the de-committment of an offensive line recruit, but the reason has nothing to do with playing time. Jordan Johnson, a 6’3″ lineman from Jacksonville, Florida, was in attendance...
Via Gamedayr
December 01, 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...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulldogs get revenge on Georgia Tech for last year’s hedge incident

After Georgia Tech pulled off an overtime victory against Georgia in Athens last year, they took a piece of the legendary hedges at Sanford Stadium. This year, after the Bulldogs won in Atlanta, they took some of the grass at Bobby Dodd Stadium while also planting the team flag at midfield! Videos and pictures were posted to Twitter, even one of Georgia linebacker Chuks Amaechi with...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 28, 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

Georgia Tech’s second-leading receiver leaves team

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have suffered a big loss on the offensive side of the ball. Sure, the team may not have the best passing attack in the nation — do they throw the ball these days? — but the passing game took an even bigger hit when second-leading wide receiver Micheal Summers decided to leave the team following their bye week. As for his decision, Summers provided...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 11, 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 » https://t.co/IkqtZ1bYhA #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.
Via The Student Section
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. pic.twitter.com/2JwgjXEQt3 —...
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

Video: Pitt Players Performed Awesome Rendition Of “The Pitt Victory Song” After Beating Georgia Tech

Pitt moved to 5-1 with a 31-28 victory over Georgia Tech today. Afterwards, the Panther players participated in a rousing rendition of “The Pitt Victory Song.” Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi posted footage of the performance on Twitter.  Faith will take you a long way #FightPittFight #H2P pic.twitter.com/KOZ8OBZFit — Pat Narduzzi (@CoachDuzzPittFB) October 17, 2015 Awesome...
Via College Spun
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech, Duke, and the paradox of staying power

On a Saturday with 50 or more games, it’s easy to identify certain contests as being more important or attractive because they’re top-25 games or in-division games. Yet, those games stand out BEFORE, not after, the final result. When one sifts through the whole of a weekend — and in mid-December, the full regular season — certain games stand out not for how they looked before...
Via The Student Section
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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