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Jackets Kick Off Season vs. Clemson at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Georgia Tech Football vs. No. 4 Clemson
Monday, Sept. 5 · 8 p.m. ET · Atlanta, Ga. · Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Tickets: Sold Out (a very limited allotment of tickets still remains for fans that still wish to purchase Georgia Tech season tickets)

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Information: Game Notes/Above The Line/Opponent Depth Charts2022 GT Football Info Guide | News Clippings | Multimedia | Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

Quarterback Jeff Sims (10 – above) returns for his third season as Georgia Tech’s starting signal-caller. Last season, Sims was on the field for the equivalent of just six games due to injuries, but averaged 29.7 points and 431.2 yards per game with him behind center, as  opposed to 16.7 points and 302.8 yards per contest with him off the field.

Top Storylines

• Georgia Tech opens its 130th season of football with a stiff test when it faces No. 4 Clemson in the season opener for both teams on Monday, Sept. 5 at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

• The nationally televised Labor Day matchup is a prestigious Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, as well as part of Georgia Tech’s Mayhem at Mercedes-Benz Stadium series.

• Tech is making its second appearance in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. On Labor Day night in 2017 (Sept. 4), the Yellow Jackets dropped a heartbreaking 42-41 double-overtime decision to No. 25 Tennessee. The Jackets lost despite outgaining the Vols by a whopping 655-369 margin. The game was only the second college football game played in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

• Mayhem at Mercedes-Benz Stadium is Georgia Tech’s six-game series of home games to be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, less than a mile from Tech’s Midtown campus. The Yellow Jackets opened the annual series with a 45-22 rout over No. 20/21 North Carolina.

• Tech’s win over North Carolina last season was part of a 3-3 start for the Yellow Jackets. However, the Jackets went on to drop their final six games of the campaign to finish 3-9 overall, despite being within one score and having the ball in the fourth quarter of six of their nine defeats. Tech finished 1-5 in games decided by 10 points or less.

• Quarterback Jeff Sims returns for his third season as Georgia Tech’s starting signal-caller. Last season, Sims was on the field for the equivalent of just six games due to injuries, but averaged 29.7 points and 431.2 yards per game with him behind center, as opposed to 16.7 points and 302.8 yards per contest with him off the field.

2022 GEORGIA TECH FOOTBALL SEASON TICKETS

With less than a week to go before Georgia Tech football’s highly anticipated season opener versus Clemson at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 2022 season tickets are on sale now. The Yellow Jackets’ attractive 2022 home slate includes the Jackets’ Sept. 5 opener versus Clemson in the second edition of Tech’s “Mayhem at Mercedes-Benz Stadium” series, as well as showdowns with Ole Miss (Sept. 17), Virginia (Oct. 20) and Miami (Nov. 12) at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Season tickets, which include all six games on the Jackets’ home schedule and exclusive perks such as exclusive concessions and merchandise discounts at Bobby Dodd Stadium, priority access to parking and tickets for away games and discounts on admission to the College Football Hall of Fame and Illuminarium Atlanta, begin at just $299.

Three-game mini-season packs are also available, giving fans the opportunity to choose tickets for three of the Yellow Jackets’ home games in 2022, beginning at just $175.

To become a Georgia Tech football season ticket member, click HERE to purchase tickets online or click HERE to be contacted by a member of the Georgia Tech athletics tickets sales team. For more information, call the Georgia Tech athletics ticket office at 888-TECH-TIX or visit ramblinwreck.com/footballtickets.

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