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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
4 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
4 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
4 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
5 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
12 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. The program has been to 17 straight bowl games, and the teams have ranged from mediocre -- barely reaching that requisite .500 mark -- to very good (as many as 10 wins). As such, the Jackets have never been awful, and that's...
Via Fox Sports South
19 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
27 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
June 27, 2014  |  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
June 27, 2014  |  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
June 18, 2014  |  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
June 15, 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

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 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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