Oct. 23, 2015
THE FLATS – The Nissan Heisman House, a pregame experience that celebrates college football’s most outstanding players, will be on Georgia Tech’s campus Saturday afternoon in advance of the Yellow Jackets’ Homecoming game versus No. 9 Florida State on Saturday night.
The event begins at 12 p.m. Saturday and will be located on Tech Green, in the heart of Georgia Tech’s campus.
Two-time All-ACC running back Joe Burns, who ranks third in career rushing touchdowns in Tech football history and was just last week inducted in Tech’s Hall of Fame, will appear from 2:30 to 4 p.m., participating in both a Chalk Talk session with ESPN anchor Neil Everett from 2:30 to 3 p.m. and an autograph session from 3 until 4 p.m.
Former Georgia Tech player and head football coach Bill Curry, who received the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award during his distinguished coaching tenure, will participate in a Chalk Talk session with Everett from 4:30 to 5 p.m., followed by an autograph session from 5 until 6 p.m.
Georgia Tech is one of 11 nationwide stops on the Nissan Heisman House Tour at marquee matchups this season, including its ultimate destination of Glendale, Ariz., for the College Football Playoff National Championship.
Admission to the tour is free.
Fans will have the opportunity to:
- Take pictures with the Heisman Trophy, the most prestigious award in college football
- “Catch a Ride with the Heisman Winners” in the all-new Nissan Rogue
- Participate in an autograph session and photo opportunities with former football greats
- Win prizes by participating in interactive games, including a virtual touchdown celebration
- Gauge their strength in the Heisman Pull-Up Challenge
- Cast their vote in Nissan’s official ballot for the winner of this season’s Heisman race
- Watch live interviews between ESPN’s Neil Everett and football greats
- Register for Heisman House credentials, which allows fans to check in and instantly share their experience via social media
- Keep tabs on the weekend’s action by viewing games and highlights on multiple TVs