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Australia's Gotsis an anchor for Georgia Tech defense

ATLANTA (AP) Adam Gotsis wasn't on any of the recruiting lists when the Australian signed with Georgia Tech three years ago in what looked like a strange experiment. Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson believed he'd landed a five-star talent. He said on that signing day in 2012, ''I will match him up against almost anybody. He's 6-foot-5, 300 pounds and can run.'' Johnson was right...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Georgia Tech Football turned the corner?

The last time the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets won eleven games in 2009 they followed that up with a rather unremarkable season and a trip to the Independence Bowl in Shreveport.  So the question becomes: how will 2015 be any different this time around?  Obviously the answer to that dilemma requires that first the team will have to play out the season in order to determine whether...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech's Mason, Smelter draw interest from NFL scouts

ATLANTA (AP) Guard Shaquille Mason and receiver DeAndre Smelter, the Georgia Tech players generating the most interest from scouts, are taking different routes to the NFL draft. Working out at the Yellow Jackets' pro day on Friday, Mason ran drills at his accustomed position, but he also took snaps at center - a position he's never played in a game. Mason, a first-team All-ACC selection...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Young girl sends adorable letter supporting Ga Tech football although it makes her 'bord'

Children are not born with a filter and will call like it is, as every parent reading this knows. As another example of that, a young girl name Violet apparently sent a card to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football program about how she likes to watch football, but not for too long because it makes her bored. Check out the card, posted by sophomore linebacker Beau Hankins: Violet...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Young G-Tech Fan Pens Adorable Letter About Hating Georgia

It’s no secret that Georgia Tech fans aren’t fond of in-state rival Georgia. And apparently that hate is instilled in Yellow Jackets supporters from a very, very young age. G-Tech linebacker Beau Hankins tweeted out a photo of a letter that a young girl named Violet sent him this offseason. Violet is apparently a big fan of Georgia Tech and hates Georgia, but she also gets a...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson obliterates another myth winning the Orange Bowl

After having to listen to the constant drivel ever since Paul Johnson arrived on the Flats that began with: This offense will never work at this level; followed by he only won his first two years using somebody else’s recruits and finally; when an opponent has enough time to prepare for the triple option offense it will always be stopped in a Bowl Game, hence his 1 and 5 record...
Via isportsweb.com
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech football coach Paul Johnson takes jab at SEC after Orange Bowl win (Video)

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head football coach Paul Johnson took a little jab at the SEC after his team beat Mississippi State 49-34 at the Orange Bowl on Wednesday night.Johnson wrapped up his on-field interview with "...for at least a week or two we don't have to hear about the SEC."Well, Alabama is still in contention for the National Championship, so we'll have to see about...
Via Holdout Sports
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Orange Bowl: Georgia Tech Throttles Mississippi State, Proves It Belongs in The Top 10

Behind a solid effort on both sides of the ball, Georgia Tech dismantled Mississippi State and proved that it should finish the season in the Top 10. Make no mistake about it: this was the most impressive win of 2014 campaign for the Yellow Jackets. After all, Mississippi State was the No. 1 team in the country for a couple weeks, and was probably an Egg Bowl victory away from earning...
Via Bloguin Best
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Orange Bowl: Georgia Tech Throttles Mississippi State, Proves It Belongs in The Top 10

Behind a solid effort on both sides of the ball, Georgia Tech dismantled Mississippi State and proved that it should finish the season in the Top 10. Make no mistake about it: this was the most impressive win of 2014 campaign for the Yellow Jackets. After all, Mississippi State was the No. 1 team in the country for a couple weeks, and was probably an Egg Bowl victory away from earning...
Via The Student Section
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mississippi State completes Hail Mary

In the final seconds of the first half of Wednesday night’s clash between the seventh-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs and No. 12 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, something amazing happened. Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott, who drew plenty of Heisman hype earlier in the season, heaved the ball towards the end zone and somehow connected with wide receiver Fred Ross on...
Via Gridiron Grit
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruising B-backs power Ga Tech's triple-option

ATLANTA (AP) Zach Laskey and Synjyn Days endure quite a pounding for Georgia Tech, whether they have the ball or not. Such is the life of a B-back. Not that they're complaining. These bruising seniors are a big reason the No. 12 Yellow Jackets will face No. 2 Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game on Saturday night. ''We take a lot of hits,'' Days said...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech Overcomes Adversity… And Georgia

You’ve got to tip your cap the Georgia Tech for winning this contest. Despite facing several seemingly impossible situations, the Yellow Jackets upset archrival Georgia, and have emerged as a spoiler in the College Football Playoff race. Let’s be honest: it looked like Georgia Tech was going to lose this ball game several different times in the second half. After all, the run...
Via The Student Section
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech Overcomes Adversity… And Georgia

You’ve got to tip your cap the Georgia Tech for winning this contest. Despite facing several seemingly impossible situations, the Yellow Jackets upset archrival Georgia, and have emerged as a spoiler in the College Football Playoff race. Let’s be honest: it looked like Georgia Tech was going to lose this ball game several different times in the second half. After all, the run...
Via Bloguin Best
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech fans buying, redirecting URLs to troll Georgia grads

Georgia Tech prides itself on having one of the best engineering schools in the nation. It turns out the kids in its College of Computing are pretty clever too. This week, ahead of the Yellow Jackets’ rivalry game with Georgia, students have been buying different URLs to troll Bulldogs fans. So far, WalmartAcademy.com redirects to Georgia’s official home page, while UGAGrads...
Via College Spun
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech defense knows way to the end zone

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech's defense knows the way to the end zone. In fact, the defense alone outscored Clemson last week. Defensive coordinator Ted Roof's unit has set a school record with five interception returns for touchdowns - the most of any FBS team in the nation. That includes picks turned into scores by Jamal Golden and Chris Milton in last week's 28-6 win over then-No...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson to test Georgia Tech's strong running game

ATLANTA (AP) The most revealing plays of the matchup of Georgia Tech's running game against Clemson's defense may come on third downs. The outcome will help determine which team protects its Atlantic Coast Conference championship hopes. Georgia Tech's offense leads the nation in third-down conversions. Clemson has the nation's best defense on third downs. It's a matchup of strength...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech And NC State Combine For Bizarre Play With Two Turnovers

Georgia Tech and NC State worked quite well together on this play to create one of the weirdest plays you’ll ever see. If the interception that deflected off the WR’s hand and the defender’s leg wasn’t enough, NC State’s Jaylen Samuels managed to strip the ball after running down Quayshawn Nealy. Just a completely ridiculous […] The post Georgia Tech And NC State Combine...
Via Diehardsport
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech beats NC State 56-23

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) D.J. White and Quayshawn Nealy scored defensive touchdowns in the second quarter to help Georgia Tech beat North Carolina State 56-23 on Saturday. White's 38-yard interception return and Nealy's 43-yard fumble return put the Yellow Jackets (8-2, 5-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) in firm control, blowing open a close game to keep them right behind No. 22 Duke in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech-NC State Preview

Georgia Tech's defense is earning compliments instead of criticism. The next challenge is to show its recent strong play is no fluke. Georgia Tech still ranks near the bottom of most Atlantic Coast Conference defensive statistics despite strong signs that a turnaround is underway. Defense has played big roles in back-to-back wins, including six fumble recoveries at Pittsburgh two...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech D looking to continue upward trend

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech's defense is earning compliments instead of criticism. The next challenge is to show its recent strong play is no fluke. Georgia Tech still ranks near the bottom of most Atlantic Coast Conference defensive statistics despite strong signs that a turnaround is underway. Defense has played big roles in back-to-back wins, including six fumble recoveries at...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: This ESPNU Announcer Has Never Heard Of ‘Family Guy’

The popular animated television show Family Guy has been on the air for 13 seasons. Despite this, ESPNU announce Kelly Stouffer has never heard of it. Stouffer was an analyst during Saturday’s game between Georgia Tech and Virginia. During the contest, one of the Yellow Jackets’ offensive linemen was penalized for a false start. While that usually isn’t notable, the lineman’s...
Via College Spun
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech running up big offensive numbers

ATLANTA (AP) A back-to-basics approach is producing offense at a rate rarely seen in Georgia Tech history. The Yellow Jackets have topped 600 yards in back-to-back games - a total reached only seven other times in the program's history. Georgia Tech leads the Atlantic Coast Conference in total offense and rushing. Coach Paul Johnson said Tuesday a renewed commitment to his spread...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech Preview

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are coming to Heinz Field this Saturday in an attempt to continue the craziness that is the ACC Coastal Division this season. Everyone in the division is 2-1, 2-2, or 1-2. That means each team is still within one game of first place. There are scenarios in which the entire division goes 4-4, a cluster%@ that would certainly make things interesting...
Via Pitt Blather
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson stands by QB Thomas following first loss

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech's first loss of the season still stings. Coach Paul Johnson said ''you don't get a re-do'' and the Yellow Jackets must move past last week's 31-25 home loss to Duke. Even so, on Tuesday he was still bemoaning his team's mistakes, including three turnovers, in the game. ''It's amazing we had a chance to be in the game and win the game,'' Johnson said. Georgia...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets execute a white out in the stands and field

While the “U” will always have an athletic advantage over the Yellow Jackets going into every game, Saturday night’s victory established the old adage that: “proper execution is what wins football games.”  There were no big plays but instead just a constant battering of four yard gains that not only controlled the clock but inflicted a constant challenge at the line of...
Via isportsweb.com
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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