Oct. 10, 2014
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| 22/23 GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (5-0, 2-0) vs. NR/RV DUKE BLUE DEVILS (4-1, 0-1)|
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 • 12:30 p.m. ET • Atlanta, Ga. • Bobby Dodd Stadium (55,000)
|TV: ACC Network (Listings) • Radio: 680 AM / 93.7 FM / GT Radio Network • Satellite: Sirius 92 / XM 194|
THE FLATS – After only their fifth 5-0 start since 1957, the No. 22/23 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (5-0, 2-0) host the defending ACC Coastal champion Duke Blue Devils (4-1, 0-1) on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. ET on the ACC Network.
OFFICIAL GAME HASHTAGS
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Six former Yellow Jackets student-athletes will be inducted into the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame on Friday night. The Class of 2014 will be honored during Saturday’s game: James Butler (football), Michael Johnson (track & field), Alvin Jones (basketball), Luke Manget (football), Lynette Moster (volleyball), and Bryan Prince (baseball).
BITPAY COMES TO BOBBY DODD STADIUM
With the integration of BitPay on Georgia Tech’s campus, students can now purchase concessions with bitcoin at home football games. Georgia Tech is the first university in the world to accept BitPay. Concessions locations accepting BitPay point-of-sale transactions are located behind sections 113, 115 and 132.
HONORARY CAPTAIN: BEN UTT
Ben Utt, an eight-year NFL veteran with the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts, will be the honorary captain for Saturday’s game vs. Duke. A three-year letterwinner for the Jackets from 1978-80, was a member of Georgia Tech’s 1978 Peach Bowl team and was the 1980 team captain. He graduated from Georgia Tech in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in industrial management. An undrafted free agent out of college, he spent the 1981 season on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad. He signed with the Baltimore Colts in 1982, beginning an eight-year career with the franchise. He started games at both left tackle and left guard during the 1982 season, and started at both guard positions in 1983. During the 1983 season, he also served as the team’s third tight end.
Get the statistical preview for Saturday’s ACC Coastal Division battle between Tech and Duke (click image for full infographic).
DOWNLOAD GEORGIA TECH GAMEDAY APP (Download: App Store | Google Play)
Georgia Tech Athletics joined forces with IMG and SportsLabs to develop the Georgia Tech Gameday app to keep Yellow Jackets fans connected to the action while on campus or watching from home. The Georgia Tech Gameday App will replace the current official app for Georgia Tech Athletics.
The Georgia Tech Gameday App is packed with robust social, on-campus and stat-driven features that enhance the gameday experience by delivering: free live game audio; real-time Instagram and Twitter feeds from the team and fans; the official game-day guide with key times, events and need-to-know information including stadium maps and parking to plan the day; live conference and Top 25 scores, real-time stats; opt-in alerts for weather updates, pre-game events, play-by-play information and more.
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