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Kickoff Time Set for Spring Game

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech football’s 2021 spring game will kick off at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 23 at Bobby Dodd Stadium, Tech announced on Friday.

The 6 p.m. kickoff time was selected to accommodate a live national television broadcast on ACC Network.

With the announcement that the football spring game will begin at 6 p.m., first pitch for Tech baseball’s series opener versus Florida State at Mac Nease Baseball Park that same night has been moved from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Plans for attendance and safety protocols for the 2021 spring game will be finalized at a later date. When determining attendance and safety protocols, Georgia Tech athletics will follow the latest guidelines from public health experts, with the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, staff, fans and the community as the top priority.

The spring game will give fans their first glimpse of 2021 at one of college football’s most exciting young rosters, highlighted by 2020 freshman all-American Jahmyr Gibbs and three-time ACC Rookie of the Week Jeff Sims. Gibbs and Sims headline a talented 2020 freshman class that was re-ranked as the nation’s No. 8 recruiting class for the year by Bleacher Report, based on its on-field performance last season.

Georgia Tech football season tickets for the 2021 campaign are on sale now. Starting at just $299 per seat, season tickets include reserved seats for all seven games on the Yellow Jackets’ 2021 home schedule, including “Mayhem at MBS” versus North Carolina on Sept. 25 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the return of “Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate” versus archrival Georgia on Nov. 27 at Bobby Dodd Stadium. For full 2021 Georgia Tech football season ticket information, visit ramblinwreck.com/footballtickets.

Georgia Tech athletics is planning for Bobby Dodd Stadium to be at full capacity for the 2021 season. With the health and safety of student-athletes, staff, fans and the community remaining the top priority, Georgia Tech will continue to follow guidance from public health experts to determine if adjustments are necessary as the season approaches.

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