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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
12 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tech’s Kitchen suspended from team, likely to transfer

Georgia Tech defensive tackle Jimmie Kitchen has been indefinitely suspended from the team and is likely to transfer. In the meantime, he will not be permitted to take part in team activities. Kitchen has played 11 games in his first two seasons in a backup role for the Yellow Jackets. The suspension is not believed to be due to a legal offense or failed drug test. He remains in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: High School Recruit Commits To His Father’s Alma Mater, Georgia Tech, On Father’s Day

It’s not too uncommon that a high school football player chooses to play for his father’s alma mater, especially when he’s a football legacy there. However, not too many players double up the significance by committing on Father’s Day, which makes linebacker Tyler Cooksey’s decision to play at Georgia Tech even more special. Cooksey, a three-star recruit from Norcross,...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Georgia Tech Day At Six Flags Looked Like Fun

Georgia Tech athletics had a day out at Six Flags Over Georgia, where Yellow Jacket athletes, coaches, and fans hung out and enjoyed the rides. It certainly looked like a good time for everyone in the Tech community. The athletics department’s Twitter account posted some great photos from the afternoon. Getting set up to welcome fans to #GTSixFlags Day at @sfovergeorgia! #GoJackets...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech receives Alabama basketball transfer Nick Jacobs

The Georgia Tech basketball team has landed its third transfer of the offseason. Friday, it was former Alabama forward Nick Jacobs. At Alabama, the 6-foot-8 Jacobs averaged 8.4 points and 3.5 rebounds this past season before taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team in mid-February. Over his career, he averaged 7.3 points on .526 field-goal percentage with 3.8 rebounds...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ga. Tech baseball regional rained out, pushed back to Saturday

The Georgia Tech baseball team will have to wait another day to capitalize on their momentum from last week's ACC tournament championship. Due to inclement weather in Oxford, Miss., home of the Ole Miss Rebels and an NCAA Baseball regional, Friday's action involving Georgia Tech, Washington, Jacksonville State and Ole Miss has been pushed back to Saturday. The double-elimination...
Via Fox Sports South
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland transfer Charles Mitchell considering Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech

Charles Mitchell became the latest departure from the Maryland program when he announced his transfer last week. The sophomore forward was looking to return closer to his home in Atlanta to be with his grandmother. “I loved playing for Coach [Mark Turgeron]. He is a great man and a great coach. The reason I decided to leave Maryland is to be near my grandmother who has been ill...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 29, 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

Georgia Tech loses DE Jabari Hunt-Days, RB Travis Custis for 2014

Georgia Tech will not have defensive end Jabari Hunt-Days or talented freshman running back Travis Custis for the 2014 season, the school announced Friday. Hunt-Days, a junior who moved from starting linebacker to defensive end in spring practice, was expected to be a primary contributor for the Yellow Jackets defense. He has played in 27 career games and recorded 129 tackles, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

117 fans attended Georgia Tech’s spring game?

117? That’s the number that’s been floating around social media in terms of fans that attended the Georgia Tech spring game on Friday night. 117! In contrast, the population of the city of Atlanta (Georgia Tech’s home) is over 400,000 and the Atlanta metro area has over six million people. Six million people! If we are to believe social media, only 117 of those six million...
Via Crystal Ball Run
April 19, 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

Report: Georgia Tech QB Lee to transfer

It appears Vad Lee is transferring after one season as Georgia Tech's starting quarterback, citing the triple-option offense as a reason. The redshirt sophomore's intentions were first reported by Rivals website Jacketsonline.com. The 6-foot-1, 215-pounder played in all 13 games this season, throwing for 1,561 yards, 11 touchdowns and 10 interceptions and he ran for 513 yards...
Via Fox Sports South
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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