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WELCOME LETTER FROM DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS MIKE BOBINSKI
DEAR GEORGIA TECH FANS:
elcome to Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field,
one of the nation’s most unique and beautiful college football settings.
This is a special season — the 100th anniversary of competition on Grant
Field — and we’re grateful that you’ll be part of it. We’ll highlight the memorable moments, unforgettable teams and remarkable players and coaches from those 100 years with a special celebration at our Sept. 26 Thursday night game against Virginia Tech. Many of our former All-Americans will
Mike Bobinski, Director of Athletics
be in attendance that evening and you won’t want to miss it. At each home game, your safety, comfort and convenience are our primary concerns. This fan guide is intended to provide information about policies, procedures and services available to you when attending games on campus. I hope you’ll take the time to review it prior to your visit as it should answer many of your questions about game-day activities. Speaking of gameday, I’m confident you’ll enjoy Yellow Jacket football this season as we combine head coach Paul Johnson’s high-powered offense with an aggressive defensive scheme under new coordinator Ted Roof. Our home schedule is full of opportunity for significant wins, as we host division rivals North Carolina and Virginia Tech in a six-day stretch in September. ACC newcomers Pittsburgh and Syracuse will also come to Grant Field, and we end the regular season with arch-rival Georgia. As I begin my first full year at Georgia Tech, I’d like to thank you for your support of our football program. A defining characteristic of the very best football programs in the country is tremendous fan energy and enthusiasm. Our players deserve nothing less, and I appreciate all you do to create a great college football environment in Bobby Dodd Stadium. I look forward to seeing you on campus and please know that we want your visit to be safe and enjoyable. If you have any questions, concerns or need assistance of any type, please contact a member of our game-day staff. Thank you and Go Jackets! Sincerely,
GEORGIA TECH 2013 FOOTBALL FAN GUIDE Table of Contents 2...........2013 Football Schedule 4...........2013 Georgia Tech Roster 6...........Head Coach Paul Johnson 10.........Coaching Staff 12.........Stadium Policies 16.........Public Safety 20.........Did You Know? 22.........100 Years at Grant Field
24.........ACC Football Schedule 28.........2013-14 Bowl Schedule 29.........Tech Traditions 30.........Radio Affiliates 32.........McCamish Pavilion 34.........2013 Fall Schedules 36.........Follow the Jackets Online
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2013 SCHEDULE TICKET INFORMATION
2013 GEORGIA TECH FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
at Duke *
North Carolina *
Virginia Tech *
7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
at Miami *
Miami Gardens, Fla.
at Virginia *
at Clemson *
3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Home Games Bold; *ACC Game
SINGLE GAME PRICING
Game Elon North Carolina Virginia Tech Syracuse Pittsburgh Alabama A&M Georgia
$25 $40 $40 $40 $40 $25 $90
Additional Tech Fund fees for non-season ticket holders, where applicable.
Special tiered group rates and fan experiences are available for groups of 20 or more. Please contact the Georgia Tech Ticket Office for more information. To order season or single-game tickets, please contact the Georgia Tech Ticket Office at 888-TECH-TIX (888-832-4849) or visit us at www.ramblinwreck.com/tickets. 2 RAMBLINWRECK.COM
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2013 YELLOW JACKETS NUMERICAL FOOTBALL ROSTER NO. 1 2 3 4 +(d) 4 5 6 7 8 +(d) 8 9 10 11 12 13 13 14 15 16 17 +18 +18 20 21 22 +(d) 22 23 24 25 +(d) 25 26 27 28 29 +(d) 29 30 31 32 33 +34 35 36 +(d) 36 37 +38 39 +(d) 39 40 41 ^42 43 44 +(d) 44 45 46 47 48 49 +(d) 49 50 51 52 53 +(d) 53 54
NAME Isaiah Johnson Vad Lee Dennis Andrews Jamal Golden Brady Swilling Justin Thomas Chris Milton B.J. Bostic Louis Young Andrew Chau Tony Zenon Synjyn Days Brandon Watts Demond Smith John Marvin DeAndre Smelter Jemea Thomas Fred Holton Corey Dennis Ty Griffin Tim Byerly Holland Frost David Sims Charles Perkins Broderick Snoddy Tyler Teknipp Domonique Noble Marcus Allen Robert Godhigh Zach Allen Travin Henry Lynn Griffin D.J. White Coray Carlson Isiah Willis Daniel Drummond Deon Hill Jabari Hunt-Days Beau Hankins Matt Connors Tyler Marcordes Travis Custis Brandon Dumbuya Zach Laskey Sam McNearney Chaz Cheeks Ryan Braswell Paul Davis Roderick Chungong Donovan Wilson Kyle Travis David Scully Austin McClellan Jeremiah Attaochu Tremayne McNair Tyler Stargel Nick Menocal Corey Griffin Jerredith Jiles Jay Finch Anthony Harrell Will Jackson Bryan Chamberlain Chase Alford Quayshawn Nealy
POS. S QB AB DB QB QB DB AB CB K/P AB RB LB DB DB WR DB S WR QB QB S BB RB RB DB DB LB AB DB WR S CB DB AB LB AB LB LB BB LB RB CB RB AB DE RB LB DE AB LB K AB DE LB LB LB DB DB OL LB OL OL LB LB
HT. 6-2 6-1 6-0 6-0 6-2 5-11 5-11 5-11 6-1 5-10 5-8 6-2 6-2 6-0 6-1 6-3 5-10 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-0 5-11 6-0 6-0 5-9 5-10 6-2 6-2 5-7 5-9 6-3 6-0 5-11 6-0 5-9 6-3 6-0 6-3 6-1 6-0 6-4 6-0 5-9 6-1 5-6 6-4 5-11 5-11 6-3 6-0 6-3 6-2 5-9 6-3 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-2 5-8 6-3 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-1 6-1
WT. 210 215 190 189 205 179 185 173 196 167 175 221 235 185 190 220 195 210 201 185 212 195 225 218 190 185 204 224 190 175 210 195 184 180 185 245 202 247 232 200 232 215 187 214 165 240 205 215 263 215 225 205 183 242 230 251 248 195 190 285 230 295 290 220 232
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VL 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 2 3 0 2 2 3 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 3 1 3 1 0 2
HOMETOWN Tyrone, Ga. Durham, N.C. Tallahassee, Fla. Wetumpka, Ala. Chatsworth, Ga. Prattville, Ala. Folkston, Ga. Louisville, Ga. Washington, D.C. Griffin, Ga. Albany, Ga. Marietta, Ga. Tennille, Ga. Monroe, Ga. Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. Macon, Ga. Queensland, Ga. Thomasville, Ga. Troy, Ala. Atlanta, Ga. Alpharetta, Ga. Marietta, Ga. St. Matthews, S.C. Lawrenceville, Ga. Carrollton, Ga. McDonough, Ga. Mount Ulla, N.C. Hilliard, Fla. Acworth, Ga. Roswell, Ga. Adel, Ga. Jacksonville, Fla. McDonough, Ga. Marietta, Ga. Marietta, Ga. Flowery Branch, Ga. Phenix City, Ala. Marietta, Ga. Birmingham, Ala. Alpharetta, Ga. Normal, Ill. Hampton, Ga. Stone Mountain, Ga. Peachtree City, Ga. Atlanta, Ga. Gainesville, Ga. Atlanta, Ga. Cairo, Ga. Silver Spring, Md. Dublin, Ohio Cumming, Ga. Dawsonville, Ga. Wildwood, Fla. Washington, D.C. Jacksonville, N.C. Orange Beach, Ala. Miami, Fla. Tyrone, Ga. Jackson, Miss. Acworth, Ga. Tampa, Fla. Knoxville, Tenn. Albany, Ga. Conyers, Ga. Lakeland, Fla.
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2013 YELLOW JACKETS NUMERICAL FOOTBALL ROSTER NO. 55 56 57 +(d) 57 58 +(d) 58 59 +60 +61 +62 +63 +(d) 63 64 +65 +66 67 +68 +69 70 71 72 73 +74 75 % 76 77 78 79 80 81 +81 82 +83 84 85 +(d) 85 86 87 87 88 +89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
NAME Sean Tobin Anthony Williams Catlin Alford Blake Hembree Freddie Burden Mitchell Williams Kevin Robbins Kyle Stallard Adrian Gardner Joshua Rogers Rusty Scott Niko Anderson Ray Beno Corey Alford Trevor Stroebel Ben Keith Michael Muns Zack Harness Shaquille Mason Shamire Devine Morgan Bailey Chris Griffin Tim Seager Errin Joe Nick Brigham Thomas Oâ€™Reilly Trey Braun Chase Roberts Anthony Autry Ricky Jeune Brandon Oliver Sean Poole Marty Alcala Micheal Summers Ryan Rodwell Will Smith Antonio Messick Harrison Butker Matt Serpico Darren Waller Jamie Alvarez Justin Akins Patrick Gamble Francis Kallon Emmanuel Dieke Darius Commissiong Chris Crenshaw Adam Gotsis Shawn Green Jimmie Kitchen Euclid Cummings
POS. SN DE OL LB OL DL DL/LB OL DE LB LB OL OL LB LS DT OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL WR WR WR P WR WR P WR WR K WR WR WR DL DL DE DE DL DE DL DL DE DE
HT. 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-0 6-3 6-2 6-4 6-3 6-2 5-9 6-3 6-3 6-2 5-11 6-4 6-1 6-4 6-3 6-1 6-7 6-4 6-6 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-5 6-3 6-2 6-3 5-11 6-1 6-5 6-1 6-2 5-11 6-3 6-3 6-4 6-5 6-1 6-4 6-5 6-5 6-6 6-3 6-3 6-5 6-0 6-3 6-4
WT. 223 237 295 205 290 230 230 270 260 208 215 281 295 226 225 269 263 315 305 355 297 272 298 307 300 308 292 280 175 205 195 160 213 190 198 180 193 190 226 225 197 240 271 303 270 305 258 277 280 279 275
CL. r-So. r-Jr. r-Jr. r-So. r-Fr. Fr. Fr. r-Fr. r-So. r-Jr. r-So. Fr. r-Sr. r-Sr. Fr. r-Sr. r-Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. r-Jr. Fr. r-So. r-So. r-Fr. r-So. r-So. r-Fr. So. Fr. So. r-Sr. r-Jr. r-Fr. So. r-Fr. Fr. Fr. r-So. Jr. r-Jr. Fr. r-Fr. r-Fr. r-Sr. Fr. r-Sr. So. r-Jr. r-So. r-Sr.
VL 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 2 0 2
HOMETOWN Holmdel, N.J. McDonough, Ga. Adairsville, Ga. Canton, Ga. Statesboro, Ga. Alpharetta, Ga. Forestville, Md. Alpharetta, Ga. Dawson, Ga. Canton, Ga. Lincolnton, Ga. Macon, Ga. Newnan, Ga. Conyers, Ga. Saukville, Wis. Gainesville, Fla. Swainsboro, Ga. Senoia, Ga. Columbia, Tenn. Atlanta, Ga. Loganville, Ga. Panacea, Fla. Blacksburg, Va. Lakeland, Fla. Atlanta, Ga. Marietta, Ga. Tallahassee, Fla. Duluth, Ga. Norcross, Ga. Spring Valley, N.Y. Douglasville, Ga. Tallahassee, Fla. Alpharetta, Ga. Statesboro, Ga. Deland, Fla. St. Louis, Mo. Fayetteville, Ga. Decatur, Ga. Fayetteville, Ga. Acworth, Ga. Ft. Myers, Fla. Jenkinsburg, Ga. Carrollton, Ga. Lawrenceville, Ga. Riverdale, Ga. Forestville, Md. Louisville, Ga. Abbotsford, Australia Grayson, Ga. Lithonia, Ga. Atlanta, Ga.
Medical J.C. Lanier
^ Denotes true freshman, enrolled in January + Denotes non-scholarship player % Transfer, eligible in 2014 Jersey numbers are tentative (d) Denotes duplicate number Weights are from June, 2013
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HEAD COACH PAUL JOHNSON IN HIS SIXTH YEAR AT GEORGIA TECH
ACCOMPLISHMENTS at Georgia Tech
aul Johnson, who has led Georgia Tech to five bowl games and two ACC Championship Game appearances while breaking records with his spread option offense, enters his sixth year with the Yellow Jackets and his 16th year overall as a head coach. The only person named ACC Coach of the Year in his first two seasons in the league, Johnson has compiled a record of 40-26 in five seasons on the Flats. Johnson won more games in his first five seasons than any coach in Georgia Tech history. During the last five seasons combined, only Virginia Tech has won more ACC games than Johnson’s Yellow Jackets. In 15 years overall as a head coach, with previous stops at Georgia Southern and Navy, Johnson owns a career record of 147-65. Only 13 active FBS coaches have won more games and only 12 coaches have won at a higher percentage. The mastermind behind Georgia Tech’s highoctane spread option offense, Johnson’s teams have ranked in the top four nationally in rushing offense each of the last five seasons. Since 2008, Georgia Tech has rushed for more yards than any team in college football. During the past five seasons combined, the Yellow Jackets have rushed for more than 20,000 yards — or the equivalent of 11.4 miles. Last season Georgia Tech struggled to a 2-4 start, which included a pair of heart-breaking overtime losses to ACC Coastal Division rivals Virginia Tech and Miami. But the Yellow Jackets turned it around the second half of the season, erupting for 68 points at North Carolina en route to winning four straight conference games. By the time the dust cleared in late November, Tech was crowned
• In his first two seasons at Tech, Johnson was named the ACC Coach of the Year. • In 2008, he was named National Coach of the Year by CBS Sports. • In 2009, the Jackets played in the ACC title game against Clemson (Tech won the game, but later vacated). • Tech played in a BCS bowl game for the first time in 2009. • Under Johnson, Tech has averaged eight wins per season. • Tech led the nation in rushing in 2010 and finished second in 2011. • In 39 of Johnson’s 66 games at Georgia Tech, the Yellow Jackets produced more than 400 yards of total offense. • Under Johnson, Tech produced four 1,000yard rushers — Jonathan Dwyer in 2008, Dwyer and Joshua Nesbitt in 2009, and Anthony Allen in 2010. • Over the last five years combined, the Yellow Jackets have produced 14 first team All-ACC selections. • Tech has produced two first-team All-Americans under Johnson — Michael Johnson in 2008 and Derrick Morgan in 2009. • Since Johnson’s arrival, a Tech player has been named ACC Offensive Player of the Year (Dwyer in 2008) and ACC Defensive Player of the Year (Morgan in 2009). • Johnson is 12-5 at Tech in games decided by five points or less. • Tech has scored more than 30 points in a game 31 times under Johnson and has a 28-3 record in those contests. • In 2009, Tech won in Tallahassee (Fla.) for the first time in school history, beat a top-five ranked team at home (Virginia Tech) for the first time since 1962, won on the road in Charlottesville (Va.) for the first time since 1990 and earned its highest national ranking (7th) since 1999. • In Johnson’s five seasons, Tech has scored 15 non-offensive touchdowns (three each season). • Johnson is 6-2 in home games against top25 opponents. • Tech’s Academic Progress Report (APR) scores have risen each of the last four years.
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HEAD COACH PAUL JOHNSON IN HIS SIXTH YEAR AT GEORGIA TECH
Coastal Division champion and played in the ACC Championship Game. Statistically, the Yellow Jackets produced more yards of total offense and rushed for more yards than any team in school history, and averaged a school-record 40.0 points per game in conference play. The 7-7 season culminated with an upset win over Southern California, 21-7, in the Hyundai Sun Bowl. In 2011, Georgia Tech exceeded all expectations. After being picked to finish fourth in the ACC Coastal Division, the Yellow Jackets went 85, 5-3 in the ACC, and played in a bowl game for the 15th consecutive season. With just 10 scholarship seniors on the roster, Tech bolted to a 6-0 start, setting school, ACC and NCAA records for offense along the way, and rising to as high as 13th in the national polls. In October, the Jackets handed sixth-ranked and eventual ACC champion Clemson a 31-17 loss in Bobby Dodd Stadium, a win that eventually helped Tech earn a bid to the Hyundai Sun Bowl. In 2010, the Yellow Jackets — who lost four juniors to the 2010 NFL Draft and played the final four games without injured quarterback Joshua Nesbitt — finished 4-4 in the ACC and led the nation in rushing offense for the first time in school history. Two Yellow Jackets — senior center Sean Bedford and senior running back Anthony Allen — were named first-team All-ACC in 2010. The 2009 season was one of the most memorable in Yellow Jacket history despite fielding one of the youngest rosters in college football (just six scholarship seniors). After a mid-September loss at nationally-ranked Miami when the Yellow Jackets played their third game in a 12-day span, Tech reeled off eight consecutive victories including a 5-0 record in October when it played four road games. A convincing 4910 win at Duke on Nov. 14, clinched the ACC Coastal Division crown, then Tech defeated Clemson for a second time, this time in the ACC Championship Game in Tampa, Fla. That game was later vacated due to NCAA sanctions. Tech, which reached a national ranking as high as seventh, played in the FedEx Orange Bowl, its first appearance in a major bowl game since 1962. 8 RAMBLINWRECK.COM
Along the way, the Yellow Jackets rolled up mindboggling numbers on offense, ranking second nationally in rushing offense (295.4 ypg) and third in time of possession (33:49). Prior to the start of the 2008 season, Sports Illustrated projected Georgia Tech to finish 3-9 and the ACC media picked the Yellow Jackets to finish fourth in the Coastal Division. However, Johnson directed Tech to a 9-4 record, a share of the Coastal Division title and a Chick-fil-A Bowl berth. Johnson’s first Yellow Jacket team beat three nationallyranked opponents — Florida State, Miami and Georgia — during the final four games of the regular season. The win over Georgia snapped a sevengame losing streak to Tech’s in-state rival. Johnson’s first season at Georgia Tech was remarkable for a number of reasons. Not only did he and his staff install completely new offensive and defensive schemes, but Johnson inherited one of the nation’s youngest rosters, which included 76 freshmen and sophomores. The last one-third of the season, 16 of Tech’s 22 starters were freshmen or sophomores. He also took over a program low in scholarship numbers, well below the maximum of 85, the lingering effects of distant NCAA penalties. The 2008 team also suffered more than its share of injuries. Twelve opening-day starters combined to miss 31 games because of injuries. In a September road game at defending ACC champion Virginia Tech, the Jackets started a walk-on freshman at wide receiver. A few weeks later, Tech started its third-string quarterback as the result of injuries to starter Joshua Nesbitt and back-up Jaybo Shaw. Almost as soon as Johnson was hired, the pundits questioned if Johnson’s option-based spread offense would work on the BCS level. Those questions came even though Navy had racked up mind-numbing offensive numbers, leading the NCAA in rushing three straight years from 200507, mostly against ACC and other BCS-level competition. Johnson, a native of Newland, N.C., earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Western Carolina in 1979 and a master’s degree in health and physical education from Appalachian State in 1982. He and wife, Susan, are the parents of a daughter, Kaitlyn.
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MEET THE STAFF COACHING STAFF
AL “BUZZ” PRESTON
SUPPORT STAFF Ben Anderson, MAurice duncAn Grad. Assistants (defense) Preston Pehrson, steven sylvester Grad. Assistants (offense)
JAson snider director of operations
Punt windhAM Asst. equipment Manager
Mike huff Asst. director of operations
Joe hAMilton recruiting Assistant
ZAc etheridGe, Andrew rodriGues staff Assistants
MAtt Griffin director of Player Personnel
derrick Moore team chaplain
Mike cAssAno, sAeed khAlif Asst. directors of Player Personnel
teri Anton, courtney keck Administrative coordinators
John sisk Player development director
todd MccArthy director of video operations
JAy shooP director of sports Medicine
toM conner equipment Manager
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STADIUM POLICIES BOBBY DODD STADIUM PROHIBITED ITEMS
For reasons of safety, the following items are NOT PERMITTED in Bobby Dodd Stadium: Alcoholic beverages, food, cans, coolers, thermos bottles, TVs, ice bags, backpacks and large bags, umbrellas, horns or other noisemakers, laser pointers, video cameras, cameras with lenses longer than 4”, pets, large flags, banners or signs, weapons, strollers, stadium seats with arms and any other items deemed dangerous or inappropriate by security or game management. Please note: In keeping with current Homeland Security restrictions, Georgia Tech does not allow strollers or umbrellas to be left inside the gate entrances. Holding pens for these items can be found adjacent to the entrances at Gates 4 and 9. Bag Check: All bags will be searched upon entry into Bobby Dodd Stadium. NO backpacks OR bags larger than 14 by 10 by 5 inches will be permitted into Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Reporting an Emergency: Please report any emergency to a member of the event staff and they will alert the appropriate stadium personnel. Announcements and paging for emergencies are coordinated by contacting event staff or calling the fan assist line. Fan Assist Line: Fans may call the fan assist phone line (678-429-1413) to report any in-game issues. The phone number will be posted throughout Bobby Dodd Stadium, in the 2013 game program and on the official athletics website: www.RamblinWreck.com. Fan Text Assist: Fans may also text any in-stadium problems, concerns or questions to the Fan Assist Text Line. Text the word “Jackets” along with your issue to 78427. Standard text message rates apply. First Aid/Ambulance locations: First Aid stations are located in the following areas: South — End zone service drive at section 136; West — Section 108; East — 129; Main North — 112; Upper North — 210. Three ambulances will be available for emergency service at all games. Ambulances are located outside Gate 1, Gate 4 and Gate 8. Doctors: There are six doctors on call in the stadium at all times. They can be contacted by reporting an incident to any event staff member.
ENTRANCE & ADMISSION
All guests must have a valid ticket to enter with the only exception being children age two and under. Once in the stadium, guests may not exit and re-enter. All patrons are asked to enter Bobby Dodd Stadium at the gate that appears on their ticket. This will ease congestion at the gates. Gates will open 90 minutes prior to kickoff. THE GOLD STANDARD Sportsmanship Initiative
In 2010, the Athletic Association established The Gold Standard Sportsmanship Initiative. The Gold Standard is a campus wide effort of the Georgia Tech Athletic Association to raise awareness of sportsmanship at all Georgia Tech Athletic events by increasing positive Yellow Jacket support; creating a sense of pride in Georgia Tech venues, events and traditions; promoting appreciation for the spirit of competition and providing a safe, healthy and respectful gameday environment for all. For more information and to sign our pledge, please visit: www.RamblinWreck.com/GoldStandard. 12 RAMBLINWRECK.COM
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STADIUM POLICIES BOBBY DODD STADIUM ATM
An ATM is located adjacent to the GT Ticket Office on Bobby Dodd Way. Several ATMs are located within Bobby Dodd Stadium. Locations include the Upper and Lower East, Upper and Lower West, and Main North Concourse.
Video cameras are strictly prohibited. Additionally, tripods and large lenses that could inconvenience other patrons are prohibited.
Georgia Tech hopes to provide a memorable game day experience for all fans. Fan behavior will be a point of emphasis for event personnel this season. Please help us to enhance the fan experience by demonstrating sportsmanship at all times. If you encounter unruly behavior, please contact a game management representative, utilize the Fan Text Line by texting â€œJacketsâ€? to 78427 or call the fan assist line at 678-429-1413. Spectators must remain off the playing field at all times. Georgia Tech reserves the right to remove from the stadium, without refund, any individuals disrupting other fans, team representatives, or officials. GUEST SERVICES
Guest Service booths are located inside the gates at Gate 4 and Gate 10, and the booths are staffed until 20 minutes after the game ends. Guest Service staff can assist with game day questions, provide information, as well as lost and found retrieval. SMOKING
Smoking is prohibited in Bobby Dodd Stadium by order of the Georgia Tech Fire Marshall. DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS
Disability accessible seating is available at Bobby Dodd Stadium. If you require disabled seating, please contact the Georgia Tech Ticket Office at 1-888-TECH-TIX (888-832-4849). 14 RAMBLINWRECK.COM
Tech Terrace, located above the South end zone at the Wardlaw Building, is a ticketed section. Only guests holding a terrace ticket will be admitted to this area. This ticket includes admittance to the hospitality areas within the Wardlaw Building. ELEVATORS
Elevators are available throughout Bobby Dodd Stadium. These elevators provide access to disabled guests and appropriately ticketed patrons. Elevators on the West Side Festival area will be held for a period of time at the end of the first half for the coaching staff. Please plan accordingly. ATTENDANCE
The Georgia Tech Athletic Association urges all fans to make their best effort to be inside Bobby Dodd Stadium in time for opening kick. This will allow us to create the optimal home-field advantage for our student-athletes. GAMEDAY INFORMATION
You can always get up-to-date gameday information on www.RamblinWreck.com., the official Georgia Tech Athletics website, or by following GTAthletics on Twitter and Facebook.
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PUBLIC SAFETY SECURITY AT BOBBY DODD STADIUM INCREASED SECURITY MEASURES There will be increased security measures in place for the 2013 football season in an effort to provide enhanced security for all attendees. Fans should expect bag checks at all entry points of the stadium as part of Georgia Tech’s continued efforts to provide a safe and secure environment.
• During any emergency situation, following the directions of the public address announcer, the videoboards, event staff and emergency responders. • Always designate a pre-determined location both inside and outside the stadium to meet friends and family in case you get separated or in the event of an emergency. • Upon arriving at your seat location, first find the nearest exit/emergency exit and then locate an alternate exit in case of an emergency. • Specific emergency instructions are provided for the guests in the sky suites and other private areas. Patrons at those locations should read and be familiar with the emergency evacuation instructions located there. • Do not use elevators in the event of a fire evacuation or power failure. • In the event of an emergency, check RamblinWreck.com, follow on Twitter @GTAthletics, or listen to local radio and news stations for gameday traffic and other important updates. • If you see or become aware of any activity that is unusual, suspicious or causes you concern, report the activity to the nearest police officer or event staff. • Remember, text messaging may be an option when voice phone calls do not work. • Emergency vehicles are present in and around the stadium on game day. Please do not obstruct the path of travel of a fire truck or emergency response vehicle or interfere with any of their operations. • Please do not obstruct any exits or exit pathways. • Rowdy, threatening, unsafe or inappropriate conduct including profane, racial, sexist, abusive or intimidating comments or actions, fighting, smoking, drunkenness and throwing of any object in the stadium will not be tolerated and can result in ejection, arrest and/or loss of ticket privileges. 16 RAMBLINWRECK.COM
In the event the Georgia Tech Athletics Association deems it necessary to evacuate Bobby Dodd Stadium, an announcement will be made via the public address system and information will be displayed on the stadium’s videoboards. Patrons are asked to exit in an orderly fashion. Security personnel will be on hand to direct and assist patrons. Guests are to exit through the nearest portal and exit through the same gate marked as the entrance on their ticket. WEATHER
• Monitor the weather prior to the game. Take the necessary precautions to protect your family and friends should severe weather be encountered before, during or after the game. In the event of inclement weather during the game, please be prepared to evacuate the stadium and return to your car. • Emergency instructions will be delivered via the public address system and the message boards when possible. SECURITY
• Georgia Tech Police Department monitors security cameras throughout the stadium. • All guests and their items will be subject to physical inspection by security personnel. • All persons over the age of two years old must have a ticket to enter the stadium. • Do not leave valuables in your car. Laptops, purses, GPS units, iPods and other electronic devices are especially at risk for theft. • Any item deemed dangerous or inappropriate by management can and will be prohibited from the stadium. SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING?
• Do not touch suspicious items or confront someone with suspicious behavior. • Watch for unattended packages whether left behind accidentally or purposely. • Be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times. • Remember if you see something suspicious report it to the nearest police officer.
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DID YOU KNOW? GAME DAY FUN FACTS
• The Rambling Wreck has been leading the football team onto the field for every home game since it made its first trip out of the tunnel against Rice on Sept. 30, 1961. • Buzz, our beloved mascot, made his first appearance on the sidelines of Bobby Dodd Stadium on Oct. 11, 1980, vs. Tennessee. One of America’s favorite mascots, Buzz has been an energetic part of our game-day experience since and you’ll never catch him standing still! • Yellow Jacket Alley starts two and a half hours prior to kickoff before each home football game. A tradition that dates back to 1996, Yellow Jacket Alley is a great way to show support of our team and get excited for kickoff. • For the first time in 2012, the GTAA introduced live bands at Wreckfest prior to each home game. Fans of all ages can enjoy live music from some of the South’s biggest upand-coming names in music. • Think tailgating on campus is difficult? It’s not! Try parking in any of the on campus open-air lots, where we encourage fans to have a good time before kickoff. Popular tailgating spots include: The Varsity and McCamish lots, around Yellow Jacket Alley and the areas near the student center. • Hey Freshmen ... hands off the Wreck! Freshmen who touch the Wreck their first year of school are said to be cursed with bad luck for their college career. • The Buzz-weiser song was first played in 1970 after Bobby Dodd requested that the band refrain from playing “Dixie” during sporting events. It is played by the band every game between the third and fourth quarter. 20 RAMBLINWRECK.COM
• One the most famous icons to appear in a Tech Cheerleading uniform is Marilyn Monroe. She appeared in a cheerleading sweater on the cover of Look magazine in September 1952. She also appeared on the football program that season. • All Yellow Jacket fans under the age of 12 are eligible to join our Junior Jackets Fan Club! Visit RamblinWreck.com for all the details on how to become a Junior Jacket. • When the GT Band plays “The Horse” it signifies the conclusion of any sporting event. A fun and unique tradition, fans are encouraged to stick around and watch and even participate with the band after each game. • The GT Student group, the Goldfellas, originated in the 1998 Homecoming game against Virginia. Each member of the group selects his own signature face paint design and keeps that design until he graduates. The paint scheme is then retired, never again to be duplicated.
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GRANT FIELD AT BOBBY DODD STADIUM
eorgia Tech’s storied football facility has been a cornerstone of college football for 100 years. Cozily nestled amid Atlanta’s skyscrapers, Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field is easily one of the nation’s most unique settings for college football. Originally built in 1913 by members of the Georgia Tech student body, Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field is the oldest on-campus stadium in NCAA Division I-A (FBS). This fall, Georgia Tech celebrates the 100th anniversary of Grant Field, and a variety of events are planned for the game vs. Virginia Tech on Thursday night, Sept. 26. Georgia Tech’s football facility was known as Grant Field until April 1988, when the Georgia State Board of Regents voted to add the name Bobby Dodd Stadium in honor of the legendary coach who guided the Rambling Wreck to its most illustrious football era. A member of the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame, Dodd compiled a 165-64-8 record from 1945-66, and tutored 21 All-Americans as he led Tech to 13 bowl trips during his 22-year stay as head coach. Dodd served as Tech’s director of athletics from 1951-76 and then worked as a consultant for the alumni association until his death in 1988 for a 57-year association with the Institute. The name change was the first for the facility since it was named Hugh Inman Grant Field in 1914 after a gift from John W. Grant, a member of the Tech Board of Trustees and a well-known Atlanta merchant. The Grant family did not give the land on which Grant Field is built. However, they did give the initial $15,000 used in 1913 to build the first permanent concrete stands on the west side of the field. In gratitude for the gift, the Board of Trustees named the field Hugh Inman Grant Field in memory of Grant’s deceased son.
The students who built Grant Field more than 100 years ago wouldn’t recognize the home of Georgia Tech football if they saw it now. Not only has the skyline around the stadium changed dramatically, but the facility has steadily grown and improved during its rich history. Tech actually began playing football on this site in 1905, but in 1913, the original concrete West Stands were built by Tech students and seated 5,600. In the 100 autumns since Grant Field was erected, legends from Clint Castleberry to George Morris to Joe Hamilton to Calvin Johnson have played here, and Paul Johnson joins coaching giants such as John Heisman and Dodd in patrolling the Grant Field sideline. Four national title teams and 15 conference champions have showcased their skills on the Flats, and Grant Field was the site of one of the most famous games played, Tech’s 222-0 win over Cumberland in 1916. Today’s Bobby Dodd Stadium seats 55,000 fans in a modern, comfortable facility that embraces the tradition that has made Tech’s venerable stadium a cornerstone of college football for nearly a century.
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2013 ACC SCHEDULE ALL TIMES EASTERN AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE THURSDAY, AUG. 29
North Carolina at South Carolina, ESPN Presbyterian at Wake Forest
New Mexico at Pittsburgh Wagner at Syracuse Virginia Tech at East Carolina Louisiana-Monroe at Wake Forest
FRIDAY, AUG. 30
Villanova at Boston College Florida Atlantic at Miami
THURSDAY, SEPT. 19
SATURDAY, AUG. 31
SATURDAY, SEPT. 21
Alabama vs. Virginia Tech Chick-fil-A Kickoff Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Ga. Georgia at Clemson NC Central at Duke Elon at Georgia Tech FIU at Maryland Louisiana Tech at NC State Syracuse at Penn State The Meadowlands, E. Rutherford, N.J.
Pittsburgh at Duke Bethune-Cookman at Florida State North Carolina at Georgia Tech West Virginia at Maryland Baltimore, Md. Savannah State at Miami Tulane at Syracuse VMI at Virginia Marshall at Virginia Tech Wake Forest at Army
MONDAY, SEPT. 2
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26
Florida State at Pittsburgh, ESPN, 8 p.m.
Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech, ESPN
FRIDAY, SEPT. 6
SATURDAY, SEPT. 28
Wake Forest at Boston College, ESPN or ESPN2
Florida State at Boston College Wake Forest at Clemson Troy at Duke Miami at South Florida East Carolina at North Carolina Central Michigan at NC State Virginia at Pittsburgh
SATURADY, SEPT. 7
South Carolina State at Clemson Duke at Memphis Old Dominion at Maryland Florida at Miami Middle Tennessee at North Carolina Richmond at NC State Syracuse at Northwestern Oregon at Virginia Western Carolina at Virginia Tech SATURDAY, SEPT. 14
Boston College at Southern California Georgia Tech at Duke Nevada at Florida State Maryland at Connecticut 24 RAMBLINWRECK.COM
Clemson at NC State, ESPN
SATURDAY, OCT. 5
Army at Boston College Clemson at Syracuse Maryland at Florida State Georgia Tech at Miami North Carolina at Virginia Tech NC State at Wake Forest Ball State at Virginia
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2013 ACC SCHEDULE ALL TIMES EASTERN AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE SATURDAY, OCT. 12
Boston College at Clemson Navy at Duke Georgia Tech at BYU Virginia at Maryland Syracuse at NC State Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech THURSDAY, OCT. 17
Miami at North Carolina, ESPN SATURDAY, OCT. 19
Florida State at Clemson Duke at Virginia Syracuse at Georgia Tech Maryland at Wake Forest Old Dominion at Pittsburgh SATURDAY, OCT. 26
Boston College at North Carolina Clemson at Maryland Duke at Virginia Tech NC State at Florida State Georgia Tech at Virginia Wake Forest at Miami Pittsburgh at Navy
Virginia at North Carolina Notre Dame at Pittsburgh THURSDAY, NOV. 14
Georgia Tech at Clemson, ESPN SATURDAY, NOV. 16
NC State at Boston College Miami at Duke Syracuse at Florida State Maryland at Virginia Tech North Carolina at Pittsburgh SATURDAY, NOV. 23
Boston College at Maryland The Citadel at Clemson Duke at Wake Forest Idaho at Florida State Alabama A&M at Georgia Tech Virginia at Miami Old Dominion at North Carolina East Carolina at NC State Pittsburgh at Syracuse FRIDAY, NOV. 29
Miami at Pittsburgh, ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
SATURDAY, NOV. 2
SATURDAY, NOV. 30
Virginia Tech at Boston College Clemson at Virginia Miami at Florida State Pittsburgh at Georgia Tech North Carolina at NC State Wake Forest at Syracuse
Boston College at Syracuse Clemson at South Carolina Duke at North Carolina Florida State at Florida Georgia at Georgia Tech Maryland at NC State Virginia Tech at Virginia Wake Forest at Vanderbilt
SATURDAY, NOV. 9
Boston College at New Mexico State NC State at Duke Florida State at Wake Forest Syracuse at Maryland Virginia Tech at Miami 26 RAMBLINWRECK.COM
SATURDAY, DEC. 7
Dr Pepper ACC Championship Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.
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2013 ACC BOWL SCHEDULE
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Washington, D.C. Dec. 27; 2:30 p.m. ESPN
San Francisco, Calif. Dec. 27; 9:30 p.m. ESPN
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Atlanta, Ga. Dec. 31; 8 p.m. ESPN
Glendale, Ariz. Jan. 1 ESPN
Pasadena, Calif. Jan. 1 ESPN
New Orleans, La. Jan. 2 ESPN
South Florida Jan. 3 ESPN
Pasadena, Calif. Jan. 6 ESPN
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TECH TRADITIONS RAMBLIN’ WRECK FIGHT SONG
he Georgia Tech fight song grew out of an old folk ballad, “The Sons of the Gamboliers.” Howard D. Cutter, a member of Tech’s first graduating class (Mechanical Engineering, 1892), wrote in the November-December 1942 issue of the Georgia Tech Alumnus that the “Ramblin’ Wreck” had its origins during the first two years after Tech opened in 1888, inspired when the entire student body traveled to Athens to see Tech’s baseball team defeat Georgia. By the early 1900s, “Ramblin’ Wreck” was an established tradition. The earliest existing published version of the song appeared in the Blueprint, the Institute’s yearbook, in 1908. In 1910, Michael A. Greenblatt, Tech’s first bandmaster, discovered the band playing “Ramblin’ Wreck” to the tune of “Sons of the Gamboliers,” and made his first arrangement of the song in the form of a handwritten manuscript. When Frank Roman succeeded Greenblatt as bandmaster in 1911, he wrote a new adaptation of “Ramblin’ Wreck” accompanied by many trumpet flourishes, that became nationally known. His is the version that continues to be popular today. The fame of the song spread to such proportions
that in 1959 it was sung by Richard Nixon and Nikita Khrushchev at their historic face-to-face meeting in Moscow. In 1984, the law firm of Newton, Hopkins & Ormsby investigated the copyright of “Ramblin’ Wreck” and found that a number of people have had various versions of the song copyrighted. The original version of the song is in the public domain and can be played without payment of royalties. WHITE AND GOLD
In the fall of 1891, before Georgia Tech organized a football team of its own, a game was scheduled between Auburn and Georgia. A rivalry was already established in baseball between Tech and Georgia, so Tech students were invited to the game to cheer, of course, for Auburn. The students appointed a committee to recommend colors to be worn and cheers to be used at the game. The committee suggested white and gold, and about 200 students attended wearing those colors. In 1893, when Georgia Tech’s football team played Georgia for the first time, a group of young women from the Lucy Cobb Institute for Girls attended the game to cheer for Tech, dressed in white and gold.
LYRICS I’m a Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer, A helluva, helluva, helluva, helluva, hell of an engineer, Like all the jolly good fellows, I drink my whiskey clear, I’m a Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer. Oh, if I had a daughter, sir, I’d dress her in White and Gold, And put her on the campus, to cheer the brave and bold. But if I had a son, sir, I’ll tell you what he’d do. He would yell, “To Hell with Georgia,” like his daddy used to do. Oh, I wish I had a barrel of rum and sugar three
thousand pounds, A college bell to put it in and a clapper to stir it around. I’d drink to all good fellows who come from far and near. I'm a ramblin’, gamblin’, hell of an engineer.
Oh well it’s up with the White and Gold Down with the Red and Black Georgia Tech is out for the victory We’ll drop the battle axe on Georgia’s head When we meet her, our team is sure to beat her Down on the old farm there will be no sound Till our bow-wows rip through the air When the battle is over, Georgia’s team will be found With the Yellow Jackets swarming around. RAMBLINWRECK.COM 29
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FOLLOW THE YELLOW JACKETS ON THE RADIO AND TELEVISION
ick Strom, the former Georgia Tech and NFL quarterback, handles the color analysis for the Georgia Tech/IMG Sports Radio Network’s broadcasts of Yellow Jacket football. Strom enters his ninth season behind the microphone. At press time, a search was underway for a playby-play announcer. Wes Durham, who called Georgia Tech football and basketball for more than 18 years, left that post in June. Miller Pope is the producer for the majority of Georgia Tech radio broadcasts. Pregame coverage begins two hours before kickoff with “Yellow Jacket Countdown,” featuring game previews, live guests and former players and continues to live play-by-play for the next four hours.
GEORGIA TECH FOOTBALL WITH PAUL JOHNSON
The weekly TV show airs each week on regional carriers Comcast Sports Southeast and Fox SportsSouth. The half-hour show previews the upcoming game in a fast-paced format vs. reviewing the prior game. Please check local listings for air times on CSS and FSS. THE COACH PAUL JOHNSON CALL-IN SHOW
Head coach Paul Johnson’s weekly radio show airs for 13 weeks during the football season, generally on Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m. At press time, the location of the show had not been determined. Please check RamblinWreck.com for location, dates and time. Johnson takes live and phone call questions from fans, review the last game and look ahead to the one upcoming. For a list of affiliates carrying Coach Johnson’s radio show, visit RamblinWreck.com (look for “Multimedia/RadioTV”).
Georgia Tech games are televised on a tapedelay basis on Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS). Each game airs the following Tuesday nights (check local listings) on CSS.
GEORGIA TECH IMG SPORTS NETWORK Radio Affiliate List City Station Atlanta WYAY-FM Albany WALG-AM Calhoun WEBS-AM Columbus WRCG-AM Columbus WRLD-FM Commerce WJJC-AM Cornelia WCON-FM Dalton WBLJ-AM Dublin WDBG-FM Gainesville WGGA-AM Greensboro WDDK-FM Griffin WKEU-AM Griffin WKEU-FM Jesup WLOP-AM Louisville WPEH-AM Macon WQMJ-FM Manchester WFDR-AM Meigs WQLI-FM Milledgeville WMVG-AM Rome WLAQ-AM Savannah WJLG-AM Statesboro WMCD-FM Tallassee, AL WACQ-FM Tennille WJFL-FM Thomaston WTGA-AM Thomaston WTGA-FM Toccoa WNEG-AM Tuskegee, AL WACQ-AM Vidalia WYUM-FM Warner Robbins WRWR-FM This list is subject to change
Frequency 106.7 1590 1030 1420 95.3 1270 99.3 1230 103.1 1240 103.9 1450 88.9 1370 1420 100.1 1370 92.3 1450 1410 900 107.3 101.1 101.9 1590 101.1 630 580 101.7 107.5
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he re-building of Georgia Tech’s basketball program under head coach Brian Gregory coincides with the dawning of a new era in Yellow Jackets’ basketball, marked by the opening of McCamish Pavilion last year. Occupying the same footprint on the corner of 10th and Fowler Streets as the historic Alexander Memorial Coliseum, which hosted Tech basketball games for 55 years and saw the Yellow Jackets post a record of 556-194, McCamish Pavilion opened its doors Nov. 9, 2012, when the Tech men hosted Tulane. It was the first of four sellouts for the Yellow Jackets, who went on to post an 11-6 mark in their first season in the venue and played before an average of 7,365 — approximately 2,400 more per game than the previous season. McCamish Pavilion drew raves from friend and foe alike in its inaugural season, from its state-of-the-art audio-visual technology to the cozy and intimate, but loud atmosphere. The first season of basketball in the new facility included victories over state-rival Georgia and big Atlantic Coast Conference wins over postseason teams Maryland and Virginia. The arena footprint has expanded by about 30,000 square feet, and the circular seating bowl was demolished and replaced with a rectangular bowl along with an upper deck. The most obvious difference is that the walls
separating the concourse and the bowl were removed, meaning that the floor is visible from almost every point in the concourse. The familiar domed roof and the 32 steel support beams remain, but the McCamish interior looks nothing like the old Thrillerdome. Ground was broken for the construction of Tech’s new on-campus arena on May 5, 2011, and 18 months later, the Yellow Jackets had a state-ofthe-art building with 8,600 seats and a luxurious club area, which provides a cozy view of the court. The lower level seating bowl has 6,935 seats, and the new balcony level seating has 1,665 seats. The building features a new center-hung scoreboard, with video screens on four sides and a circular message board underneath. The balcony level has a 360-degree ribbon board for messaging and graphics. The lighting system, similar to those at Madison Square Garden and Staples Center in Los Angeles, will illuminate the court while leaving the stands darkened, creating a theatre-like feel to games. DON’T MISS THE ACTION OF 2013-14 AT MCCAMISH PAVILION BY PURCHASING YOUR MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON TICKETS!
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2013 FALL/WINTER SCHEDULES FOLLOW YELLOW JACKETS SPORTS VOLLEYBALL
Georgia Tech Invitational 8/30 vs. Florida A&M................10 a.m. vs. Chattanooga ..................7 p.m. 9/1 vs. College of Charleston ....1 p.m. Sheraton Airport Lobo Classic (at New Mexico) 9/6 vs. Idaho State ..............12:30 p.m. vs. UC Riverside..................7 p.m. 9/7 vs. New Mexico ..................4 p.m. Georgia Tech Courtyard Classic 9/13 vs. St. John’s ......................7 p.m. 9/14 vs. Troy..............................10 a.m. vs. Connecticut....................7 p.m. Tennessee Tournament (at Tennessee) 9/20 vs. Tennessee ......................7 p.m. 9/21 vs. Coastal Carolina ......12:30 p.m. vs. Jacksonville State........4:30p.m. 9/27 at Maryland ........................7 p.m. 9/29 at Pittsburgh........................2 p.m. 10/4 Florida State ........................7 p.m. 10/5 Miami ................................7 p.m. 10/9 at Clemson ..........................7 p.m. 10/12 Notre Dame ........................7 p.m. 10/18 Duke ..................................7 p.m. 10/20 Wake Forest ........................1 p.m. 10/25 at Syracuse ..........................7 p.m. 10/27 at Boston College ................2 p.m. 11/1 Virginia ..............................7 p.m. 11/3 Virginia Tech ......................1 p.m. 11/9 at NC State ........................5 p.m. 11/10 at North Carolina................2 p.m. 11/14 Clemson ..............................6 p.m. 11/16 at Duke..................................TBA 11/22 Boston College ....................7 p.m. 11/24 Syracuse ..............................1 p.m. 11/27 at Miami ............................7 p.m. 11/29 at Florida State ....................4 p.m.
Non-Conference Opponents Illinois, Dayton, Delaware State, East Tennessee State, Kennesaw State, Missouri Valley State, North Carolina A&T, Presbyterian
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ACC Opponents Home and Away Clemson, Notre Dame, Boston College, Duke Home Miami, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Virginia, Virginia Tech Away Florida State, Maryland, NC State, Syracuse, Wake Forest WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
Non-Conference Schedule Oct. 27 vs. Clayton State* Nov. 8 Coppin State Nov. 10 Western Carolina Nov. 17 at Tennessee Nov. 24 at Georgia Nov. 29 vs. LIU Brooklyn^ Nov. 30 vs. McNeese State^ Dec. 4 Illinois# Dec. 7 Alabama A&M Dec. 17 Portland State Dec. 20 vs. UTEP% Dec. 21 vs. Oklahoma State% Dec. 29-30 Georgia Tech Holiday Tournament (Brown, Alabama State, Hampton) * — exhibition ^ — at Brooklyn, N.Y. # — ACC/Big 10 Challenge % — at San Juan, Puerto Rico ACC Opponents Home and Away Clemson, Maryland Home Duke, North Carolina, Wake Forest, NC State, Virginia, Boston College Away Florida State, Miami, Virginia Tech, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Notre Dame * Schedules are tentative
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FOLLOW GEORGIA TECH SOCIAL MEDIA
here are many ways to engage with Georgia Tech Athletics and get up-todate news, behind-the-scenes photos and videos. Make sure to check out all our different social networks. Also, don’t forget to send us your favorite Georgia Tech Athletics photos to email@example.com. Purchasing tickets online is quick and easy. Visit: www.ramblinwreck.com/tickets.
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