Nine Jackets Named to Phil Steele's Preseason All-ACC Team

June 1, 2015

THE FLATS — Nine Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-ACC Team, released Monday as part of Phil Steele’s 2015 College Football Preview.

Redshirt junior QB Justin Thomas and senior DL Adam Gotsis garnered first-team honors, while redshirt junior C Freddie Burden, senior DL Jabari Hunt-Days, and senior DB Jamal Golden were named to the second team.

Redshirt senior OL Bryan Chamberlain, sophomore DE KeShun Freeman, and junior LB P.J. Davis were named to the third team. Redshirt senior OL Trey Braun was named to the fourth team.

In his first year as the starter, Thomas started all 14 games under center and set a single-season school record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 1,086 yards on the ground. Behind an MVP performance, Thomas led the Jackets to the Capital One Orange Bowl title over Mississippi State to finish with an 11-3 record.

Gotsis, a second-team All-ACC selection in 2014, started all 14 games along the defensive line. He tallied 36 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and three sacks for the Jackets.

2015 PRESEASON ALL-ACC SELECTIONS BY PHIL STEELE
First Team
QB — Justin Thomas
DL — Adam Gotsis

Second Team
C — Freddie Burden
DL — Jabari Hunt-Days
DB — Jamal Golden

Third Team
OL — Bryan Chamberlain
DL — KeShun Freeman
LB — P.J. Davis

Fourth Team
OL — Trey Braun

2015 Georgia Tech season tickets are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets in person at the Georgia Tech Ticket Office (M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.), by phone at 888-TECH-TIX, or online at togetherweswarm.com. Season tickets for Tech’s seven-game home schedule start at just $245 — a value of $35 per game. Great lower-level seats are available from $350. There is no per-game ticket or Tech Fund price increase in 2015. The only difference is the addition of a seventh home game (Georgia).

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