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Jackets in Jacksonville: Day 4

Dec. 30, 2016

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Day 1 in Jacksonville (Dec. 27, 2016)
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AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. – Georgia Tech football had a busy day on its final full day in Jacksonville prior to the TaxSlayer Bowl which is set for an 11 a.m. kick-off versus Kentucky at EverBank Field tomorrow morning, Dec. 31.

The Yellow Jackets took part in the TaxSlayer Bowl Luncheon, which was preceded by a press conference which included head coach Paul Johnson and captains Justin Thomas, Patrick Gamble and Harrison Butker.

Thanks to both teams for joining us for today’s press conference. Can’t wait for kickoff tomorrow, 11am at EverBank Field! pic.twitter.com/EOg7fleqlA

— TaxSlayer Bowl (@taxslayerbowl) December 30, 2016

Let’s eat.

TaxSlayer Bowl Coaches Luncheon about to get cookin here in downtown Jacksonville. pic.twitter.com/Dslu68SPfy

— TaxSlayer Bowl (@taxslayerbowl) December 30, 2016

Following the luncheon a number of players traveled over to Wolfson Children’s Hospital to visit with a number of children in their families.

No cooler kids for @GeorgiaTechFB and Cheer to hang out with than the ones here at @WolfsonChildren! pic.twitter.com/BQ7vfzM7L4

— TaxSlayer Bowl (@taxslayerbowl) December 30, 2016

Great visit to @WolfsonChildren Hospital in Jacksonville today! 💜 pic.twitter.com/RhDywxJnKH

— GeorgiaTech Football (@GeorgiaTechFB) December 30, 2016

Thanks @UKFootball & @GeorgiaTechFB for coming by to hang out with kids at Wolfson today. You earned a few new fans! 🙌🏼🏈 @taxslayerbowl pic.twitter.com/ku8nqJX5Rd

— Wolfson Children’s (@WolfsonChildren) December 30, 2016

The Yellow Jacket faithful then swarmed on to Jacksonville Landing for the official Georgia Tech Pep Rally, before the Light Boat Parade and fireworks lit up the Florida sky.

Bringing the pep to the pep rally! #TogetherWeSwarm #TaxSlayerBowl pic.twitter.com/R5zeBNhCyK

— GeorgiaTech Football (@GeorgiaTechFB) December 30, 2016

It’s a Swarm of Jackets at the Jacksonville Landing! pic.twitter.com/WXsM912uO2

— TaxSlayer Bowl (@taxslayerbowl) December 30, 2016

AD Todd Stansbury & radio analyst Sean Bedford, both GT FB alums, also fired up the crowd at today’s rally! #TogetherWeSwarm #TaxSlayerBowl pic.twitter.com/JOCSDhQQc4

— GeorgiaTech Football (@GeorgiaTechFB) December 30, 2016

Up with the White & Gold at Jacksonville Landing! #TogetherWeSwarm pic.twitter.com/m2WcyE6iOq

— GeorgiaTech Football (@GeorgiaTechFB) December 30, 2016

Up Next: The Yellow Jackets will take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, Dec. 31, at 11 a.m. at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla.

Tomorrow. 11am. Jacksonville. #TogetherWeSwarm pic.twitter.com/jUvtyo4Akj

— GeorgiaTech Football (@GeorgiaTechFB) December 31, 2016

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