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Georgia Southern adds former Georgia Tech WR Micheal Summers

The Georgia Southern Eagles have added a commitment from a former in-state Power 5 conference team. On Monday, Georgia Southern confirmed the addition of former Georgia Tech wide receiver Micheal Summers. Summers, a redshirt senior, joins the Eagles as a graduate transfer and will be eligible to play immediately while entering a Master’s program on campus. “It means the world...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Notes From The Georgia Tech Spring Game

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets held their spring game this past Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The game featured the first team offense in white and the first team defense in gold, with the white team winning 13-3. Here are some of the things I saw while at the game. Check out photos from yesterday’s Spring Game: https://t.co/fGmsu0Wj6R pic.twitter.com/cHB7FLlJAM— GeorgiaTech...
Via The Sports Quotient
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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. https://t.co/7qqSioBCke pic.twitter.com/7Y1T0QTRiy — Ken Sugiura (@ksugiuraajc) April 15, 2016 From the...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

New Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has a strange requirement of his assistant coaches

Through the years, we've heard some fun stories on how head coaches go about filling out their staffs. While plenty look for the traditional qualifications (age, experience, etc.) others have quirky job requirements. Remember Penn State football coach James Franklin's story about how he only hires assistants with beautiful wives back when he was at Vanderbilt?Well, new Georgia Tech...
Via Fox Sports
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Pastner likely next head coach at Georgia Tech

After firing head coach Brian Gregory on March 25, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have been doing an extensive coaching search. But one name has stood out from the rest that have been rumored – Josh Pastner of Memphis. According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, the Yellow Jackets could seal a deal with Pastner as soon as Friday. Pastner took over at Memphis after John Calipari bolted...
Via The Comeback
April 08, 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

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Georgia Tech CB D.J. White

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Georgia Tech CB D.J. White appeared first on Steelers Depot by Luc Polglaze. Go...
Via Steelers Depot
February 29, 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

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

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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