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Spring preview: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2012 record: 7-7 overall, 5-3 ACC Spring Practice opens: March 25 Spring game date: April 19 2012 in review: Few teams had a more bizarre season than the Yellow Jackets. They were excellent one week, terrible the next, and then hit an awful skid that saw them lose at home to Middle Tennessee State (49-28) and BYU (41-17). Georgia Tech allowed 40 or more points six times, including...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Spring preview: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2012 record: 7-7 overall, 5-3 ACC Spring Practice opens: March 25 Spring game date: April 19 2012 in review: Few teams had a more bizarre season than the Yellow Jackets. They were excellent one week, terrible the next, and then hit an awful skid that saw them lose at home to Middle Tennessee State (49-28) and BYU (41-17). Georgia Tech allowed 40 or more points six times, including...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 26, 2013  |  1 Comment

Georgia Tech beats Southern California in Sun Bowl

Georgia Tech needed a waiver from the NCAA to play in the postseason, and it made the most of its second consecutive trip to the Sun Bowl. Tevin Washington threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to help the Yellow Jackets beat Southern California 21-7 on Monday. Washington's 1-yard touchdown run in the third made it 14-7, and he found Orwin Smith for a 17-yard touchdown...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech beats USC in Sun Bowl

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Southern California was ranked No. 1 at the beginning of the season, and Matt Barkley was a strong contender for the Heisman Trophy. The year ended with Barkley on the sideline as the Trojans lost to Georgia Tech in the Sun Bowl. Tevin Washington threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 21-7 victory on Monday in front...
Via Fox Sports South
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

USC falls to Georgia Tech in the Sun Bowl

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Southern California was ranked No. 1 at the beginning of the season, and Matt Barkley was a strong contender for the Heisman Trophy. The year ended with Barkley on the sideline as the Trojans lost to Georgia Tech in the Sun Bowl. Tevin Washington threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 21-7 victory on Monday in front...
Via Fox Sports West
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Sun Bowl preview: Georgia Tech vs. USC

A look at what to watch for in the Sun Bowl game between Georgia Tech (6-7) and USC (7-5) on New Year's Eve in El Paso, Texas. Key Matchup As is customary for Georgia Tech opponents, USC's success will hinge primarily on its ability to stop the Yellow Jackets' triple-option rushing attack. The Trojans were not spectacular against the run this season under now-fired...
Via Fox Sports South
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Sun Bowl preview: Georgia Tech vs. USC

A look at what to watch for in the Sun Bowl game between Georgia Tech (6-7) and USC (7-5) on New Year's Eve in El Paso, Texas. Key Matchup As is customary for Georgia Tech opponents, USC's success will hinge primarily on its ability to stop the Yellow Jackets' triple-option rushing attack. The Trojans were not spectacular against the run this season under now-fired...
Via Fox Sports South
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackets' Smith hopes to play in ACC title game

Georgia Tech got a boost Monday when leading rusher Orwin Smith said he's returning to practice and hopes to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. The senior missed last Saturday's 42-10 loss to No. 3 Georgia with a sprained right ankle and didn't practice Monday, but said he ''definitely'' plans to practice Tuesday and hopes to play...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

SEC Quick Hits: Week 13

Georgia 42, Georgia Tech 10 Title game time: Despite the lopsided score and difference in their records, Georgia (11-1) and Georgia Tech (6-6) are both headed to their conference championship games. The Bulldogs won their way into the SECs big game, but the Yellow Jackets will be playing Florida State for the ACC title because Miami pulled itself from the postseason play. Oh no...
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November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

SEC Quick Hits: Week 13

Georgia 42, Georgia Tech 10 Title game time: Despite the lopsided score and difference in their records, Georgia (11-1) and Georgia Tech (6-6) are both headed to their conference championship games. The Bulldogs won their way into the SECs big game, but the Yellow Jackets will be playing Florida State for the ACC title because Miami pulled itself from the postseason play. Oh no...
Via Fox Sports South
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Smith, Georgia Tech rout Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Orwin Smith ran for 89 yards and a touchdown, and Georgia Tech stymied a Maryland offense led by linebacker-turned-quarterback Shawn Petty in a 33-13 rout Saturday. The Yellow Jackets (4-5, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 20-0 at halftime and 27-0 late in the third quarter before Maryland finally scored on a 16-yard touchdown pass from Petty to Stefon Diggs...
Via Fox Sports South
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech rolls past Maryland 33-13

Orwin Smith ran for 89 yards and a touchdown, and Georgia Tech stymied a Maryland offense led by linebacker-turned-quarterback Shawn Petty in a 33-13 rout Saturday. The Yellow Jackets (4-5, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 20-0 at halftime and 27-0 late in the third quarter before Maryland finally scored on a 16-yard touchdown pass from Petty to Stefon Diggs. Petty also threw...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech 33, Maryland 13

Orwin Smith ran for 89 yards and a touchdown, and Georgia Tech stymied a Maryland offense led by linebacker-turned-quarterback Shawn Petty in a 33-13 rout Saturday. The Yellow Jackets (4-5, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 20-0 at halftime and 27-0 late in the third quarter before Maryland finally scored on a 16-yard touchdown pass from Petty to Stefon Diggs. Petty also threw...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech attempts four passes in win over Maryland and their uniforms

Even the “Maryland Pride” uniforms were not enough to help the University of Maryland. The Terrapins were defeated 31-13 by the visiting Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Maryland was never really in contention. Georgia Tech attempted just four passes all day for a total of 31 yards but made up for it with 370 yards rushing. Orwin Smith led the way for the Yellow Jackets with 89 yards...
Via Tireball.com
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Ga. Tech errs often, loses 47-31 to No. 15 Clemson

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson said this year's team just isn't good enough to win and make mistakes. A fumbled kickoff that led to a safety two plays later, two failed fourth down conversions, a missed field goal and a blocked field goal were just too much to overcome as the Yellow Jackets (2-4, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) lost to No. 15 Clemson 47-31 on Saturday. ...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Game day: No. 15 Clemson vs. Georgia Tech

Game day: No. 15 Clemson vs. Georgia TechToday has all the makings for an upset in Death Valley. Dabo Swinney is 1-4 against Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets are coming off back-to-back losses to Miami and Middle Tennessee State. Last year, Georgia Tech ended Clemson’s national title hopes and handed Clemson’s first loss of the season after a perfect 8-0 start. Finally, it seems...
Via BeyondUSports
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech's Owen Smith botches downing kickoff in end zone, results in safety (Video)

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets kickoff returner Orwin Smith had an embarrassing mishap during Saturday's college football game against the Miami Hurricanes when his indecision on whether to run a kickoff out of the end zone resulted in a safety and two points for Miami. In the first quarter, Smith was about to run the kickoff out of the end zone when his teammate told him...
Via Holdout Sports
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC Weekly Honor Roll - Week 3

There were some fantastic individual performances in the ACC this past weekend, plus plenty of competition for the biggest disappointment of the week. With respect to FSU's Bioern Werner, UNC's Romar Morris, FSU QB E.J. Manuel, Clemson's Sammy Watkins, and N.C. State's Mike Glennon, here is this week's Honor Roll: High Fives Tevin Washington, Georgia Tech...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Game preview: Virginia at Georgia Tech

From Old Virginia previews this weekend's matchup between Virginia and Georgia Tech. Date/Time: Saturday, September 15; 3:30 TV: ESPNUVA Record against the Jackets: 17-16-1 Last meeting: UVA 24, GT 21; 10/15/11; Charlottesville Last weekend: UVA 17, PSU 16; GT 59, Presb. 3 Line: Georgia Tech by 10 Opposing blog: From The Rumble Seat Injury report: Virginia - OUT: G...
Via SCACC Hoops
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Deep Georgia Tech looks to return to top of ACC

Coach Paul Johnson says Georgia Tech has so much depth that he's yet to decide on starters at several positions. The Yellow Jackets still have over two weeks before the season begins Sept. 3 at Virginia Tech, but with two more Atlantic Coast Conference games awaiting next month, Johnson wants the jobs filled soon. Georgia Tech went a combined 14-12 over the last two years,...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

FOV season preview: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

From Old Virginia continues their ACC football season previews with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Schedule: 9/3: @ Virginia Tech (Mon.) 9/8: Presbyterian 9/15: Virginia 9/22: Miami 9/29: Middle Tennessee 10/6: @ Clemson 10/13: BYE 10/20: Boston College 10/27: Brigham Young 11/3: @ Maryland 11/10: @ North Carolina 11/17: Duke 11/24: @ Georgia Skip: Florida State, NC State...
Via SCACC Hoops
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere 7/30

It’s the last around the ACC Blogosphere for July. We’re in the homestretch before football season begins. OK Bloggers what do you have out there for us? Before we begin check out the ACC’s Olympic page. Find your school’s Olympic athletics and get updates on them. By the way if you see the Headlines stories, that’s me helping out there. FromtheRumbleSeat has an interview...
Via SCACC Hoops
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Ranking the 5 best Running Backs in the ACC for 2012

Do you realize the college football season is only a little over 2 months away? Now here at AllSportsDiscussion we are going to prepare for you for the ACC Football season with a look at the best players in the conference. We are going to start with the running backs and work through the offense, defense and special teams players. Alright let’s get right to it… the best running...
Via SCACC Hoops
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Preseason countdown: No. 26 Ga. Tech

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets would like to figure out their identity before the start of another season. Are they the team that began the 2011 season at 6-0, rising deep into the Top 25? Or the one that finished on a dismal 2-5 slide? Fifth-year coach Paul Johnson is looking for improvement from his kids on a macro level, from his vaunted triple-option ground game to the play...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Athlon ranks the ACC Running Backs

Need a little spring time ACC discussion? Check out Athlon’s ranking of the ACC running backs. Now I’ll be ranking the ACC positions on offense and defense in addition to running backs later this summer. I usually start those rankings in June, but for now Athlon will get the conversation started, and here are my initial impressions of the list. I really like Giovani Bernard...
Via SCACC Hoops
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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