Aug. 17, 2002
Georgia Tech’s 2002 football team is the subject of an in-depth season preview, Sunday, Aug. 18 at 10 p.m. EDT on Fox Sports Net’s “Southern Sports Report.” Reporter/anchor Paul Crane takes a look at the Yellow Jackets.
Tech will also be featured on Fox Sports Net South’s on the network’s live, half-hour special edition on Thursday, Aug. 22, immediately following (approximately 10:30 p.m. EDT) FSN’s telecast of the Colorado State at Virginia football game, the first college action of the 2002 season.
“Countdown to Kickoff,” hosted by SSR anchor Terry Chick, previews the 2002 season for Southern teams and includes a look at the national picture. Joining Chick to break down the Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeastern Conference races and to lend their predictions on the Southern and national title chases are reporter/anchor Paul Crane, former Florida State All-American, longtime NFL standout, and SSR football analyst Jamie Dukes; and, FSN’s ACC LIVE host Mike Hogewood.
Among the ACC topics covered on “Countdown to Kickoff”
* Will first-year Yellow Jackets coach and former Dallas Cowboys leader Chan Gailey keep things “buzzing” at Georgia Tech?
* With college football fans being used to Florida State finishing at the top of the ACC race, will the Seminoles and coach Bobby Bowden return to dominate the league after an off year in 2001?
* How will defending ACC champion Maryland fare in national coach of the year Ralph Friedgen’s second season at the Terrapins helm?
* Can NC State’s Wolfpack ride quarterback Philip Rivers’ arm into contention for the ACC title?