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Jackets, No. 5/3 Clemson Set for Thursday Night Showdown

Sept. 20, 2016

Georgia Tech Football (3-0, 1-0 ACC) vs. No. 5/3 Clemson (3-0, 0-0 ACC)
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 • 7:30 p.m. ET • Atlanta, Ga • Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field (55,000)

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Noting Thursday’s Matchup
• Georgia Tech puts its 3-0 record on the line against 3-0 and No. 5/3-ranked Clemson in a nationally televised ACC showdown on Thursday night at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

• Georgia Tech stands at 3-0 for the fourth time in the last six seasons (2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016). Prior to 2011, the Yellow Jackets were 3-0 just four times in 40 seasons since 1971 (1984, 1990, 2001 and 2005).

• Georgia Tech welcomes one of its oldest rivals to Bobby Dodd Stadium on Thursday when it squares off against Clemson for the 82nd time. Tech officially owns a commanding 50-28-2 lead in the all-time series between the two schools.

• The Yellow Jackets have been especially dominant against Clemson at home. Georgia Tech has won five-straight over the Tigers at Bobby Dodd Stadium and holds a commanding 44-13-2 edge in games played between the teams in Atlanta.

• Georgia Tech is 7-2 at home against nationally ranked opponents under head coach Paul Johnson. The sterling 7-2 mark includes two wins over ranked Clemson squads (2011 and 2014) and a 3-1 ledger against top 10 teams at Bobby Dodd Stadium since 2008.

• The Yellow Jackets are ranked seventh nationally and second in the ACC in scoring defense, allowing just 10.3 points per game this season.

• For the first time since 2001, Georgia Tech has held each of its first three opponents of the season to 14 points or less.

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