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Second Day Of Double Sessions In The Books

Aug. 6, 2008

ATLANTA – With the heat index soaring over 100 degrees, the Georgia Tech football team completed its second set of two-a-days Wednesday at the Rose Bowl Fields. The Jackets practiced in full pads for the morning session and shells during the afternoon.

“Today was your typical two-a-day,” head coach Paul Johnson said. “There were some good elements, but also some poor ones. It is a test of will and a chance for us to see who is good and who can’t handle it.”

The morning session featured one-on-one drills as well as live game situations among other things. There were some highlights on both sides of the ball, but a long run by sophomore B-back Jonathan Dwyer to the left side drew applause from the fans. Redshirt senior receiver Andrew Smith also broke a long run down the right sideline on a reverse play.

Tech’s defense continued to make plays as well, forcing several fumbles and the dreaded up-down Tech players have to do after a miscue.

It’s not easy being out here,” Johnson added. “If it was, everyone would do it.”

The Jackets will practice once tomorrow, 3:00 PM at the Rose Bowl Fields before their third round of two-a-days on Friday (9:30 AM and 5:15 PM).


Despite two-thirds of the team hailing from the state of Georgia, which out-of-state high school has produced the most current Yellow Jackets?


We’ve heard who the Jackets selected as their favorite actors and actresses. Keeping with the silver screen theme, it’s time to see what their favorite movies are.

Goodfellas Clyde Yandell

Shooter Mohamed Yahiaoui

Ninja Turtles Jahi Word-Daniels

Boyz In The Hood Willie White

Boondock Saints Bret White

Shawshank Redemption Logan Walls

Forrest Gump Levi Walls

Forrest Gump Lance Walls

Braveheart Vance Walker

The Ladies Man Osahon Tongo

Friday Night Lights Michael St. Denis

Forrest Gump Luke Snider

Forrest Gump Andrew Smith

300 A.J. Smith

Goodfellas Brad Sellers

Scarface Albert Rocker

Five Heartbeats Darryl Richard

Wedding crashers Paul Reese

Fridays Dominique Reese

Braveheart Michael Ray

Gladiator Steven Powers

Harlem Nights Jason Peters

Gladiator Alex Paquette

Scarface Josh Nesbitt

Friday Night Lights Derrick Morgan

Life Tyler Melton

Caddyshack Jonathan Malone

40-year Old Virgin James Liipfert

Wedding Crashers Jeff Lentz

Tommy Boy Zach Krish

Anchorman Quincy Kelly

Knocked Up Matt Kamp

Godfather, Part 2 Roddy Jones

Gladiator Michael Johnson

Ninja Turtles Brad Jefferson

Any Given Sunday DeRon Jasper

Coming To America Kyle Jackson

House Party Cord Howard

Boogie Nights Jim Henry

Forrest Gump Robert Hall

Coming To America Sedric Griffin

Super Bad Joseph Gilbert

Rocky IV Troy Garside

Heavyweights Andrew Gardner

Idlewild Martin Frierson

Gladiator Andrew Folkner

Shooter Zach Fisher

Goodfellas Tyler Evans

Paid In Full Correy Earls

Braveheart Bryce Dykes

Friday Jonathan Dwyer

Goodfellas Tyler Davis

300 Jason Davis

Carlito’s Way Kevin Crosby

Tommy Boy Lucas Cox

The Departed Doc Coppage

Baby’s Day Out Kevin Cone

Shawshank Redemption R.B. Clyburn

Crash Nick Claytor

Baby Boy Tony Clark

4 Brothers Travis Chambers

Friday Mario Butler

Life Morgan Burnett

Shawshank Redemption David Brown

Forrest Gump Drew Brannon

Remember The Titans Matt Braman

Sandlot Shane Bowen

Coming to America Calvin Booker

Anchorman Scott Blair

The Life Aquatic, Big Fish Jake Blackwood

Dumb and Dumber Austin Barrick

Remember the Titans Anthony Barnes

Goonies Elris Anyaibe

Boondock Saints Chandler Anderson

Boondock Saints Ben Anderson


Jesuit High School in Tampa, Fla. Michael Peterson, Anthony Allen, A.J. Smith, Phil Smith and Andrew Smith all played for the Tigers.


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