Oct. 3, 2014
|GameDay Central • 2014 Media Guide • Season Statistics • #InfographicNotes • Depth Chart • Fan Guide|
| RV/RV GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (4-0, 1-0) vs. MIAMI HURRICANES (3-2, 1-1)|
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 • 7:30 p.m. ET • Atlanta, Ga. • Bobby Dodd Stadium (55,000)
|TV: ESPN2 • Radio: 680 AM / 93.7 FM / GT Radio Network • Satellite: Sirius 119 / XM 194|
THE FLATS – Who’s ready for a Saturday night #GTWhiteOut under the lights of Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field? Saturday’s ACC Coastal Division showdown between undefeated Georgia Tech and the Miami Hurricanes will kick at 7:30 p.m. ET.
OFFICIAL GAME HASHTAGS
SATURDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
Saturday’s #GTWhiteOut game vs. Miami will be Georgia Tech’s 12th home night game of the Paul Johnson era and the Yellow Jackets’ first of the 2014 season. Georgia Tech is 8-3 in home night games under Johnson, including a 5-2 mark in ACC play.
HONORARY CAPTAIN: Felipe Claybrooks
Former Yellow Jackets defense end Felipe Claybrooks, a member of four Georgia Tech bowl teams, will be the honorary captain for Saturday’s game. Claybrooks, who was Tech’s team captain in 2000, was a member of GT’s team that shared the 1998 ACC title. He helped led the Jackets to the 1997 Carquest Bowl, 1998 Toyota Gator Bowl, 1999 Toyota Gator Bowl, and 2000 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
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.
Georgia Tech’s #SwarmStats takes you inside the numbers for Saturday’s ACC Coastal Division showdown.
@GTATHLETICS LAUNCHES #SOCIALSWARM FAN TEAM
A team of 10 social media fan ambassadors has been selected to be a part of the #SocialSwarm for Georgia Tech’s ACC Coastal Division matchup Oct. 4 vs. Miami at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The game will kick at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2. The fan team is comprised of GT students, faculty, alumni and season-ticket holders that will add another layer to Georgia Tech’s robust social media presence on game day.
Below is a roster for Georgia Tech’s first #SocialSwarm Fan Social Media Team. Fans are encouraged to follow our #SocialSwarm team, ask questions and engage with them leading up to kickoff and throughout the game.
Adam Prather (@AJP125) – Adam is an avid Georgia Tech fan.
Bill Todd (@billtoddgt) – Bill is a professor in the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech and is a 1971 GT alumnus.
Bo Brewer (@BoBrewer) – Bo is a GT alumnus, season-ticket holder, helluva engineer, Braves fan, coffee addict, and an occasional runner.
Brandi Gilbert (@FunnerRunner13) – Brandi is a #GeorgiaTech fanatic, college football junkie, social media enthusiast, self-proclaimed “selfie queen” on an avid runner.
Chrissy Warrilow (@AtlantaWxGirl) – Chrissy is a GT alumna, Weather.com meteorologist, Georgia Peach and a Proud Yellow Jacket.
Elizabeth Baker (@ElizabethBaker3) – Elizabeth is a GT alumna, marketer, photographer, sports fanatic, TV enthusiast and a travel aficionado.
Georgia Tech Students (@GTStudents) – This is the voice of Georgia Tech students. This week’s guest tweeter is Joe Rondone.
Grace Snell (@GraceLSnell) – Grace is a GT alumna and former GT cheerleader. She is a member of the LuluLemon R&D team.
Grant Heffley (@gdheffley) – Grant is a GT student, and is currently a writer and “social media guy” at From The Rumble Seat.
Wade Rogers (@WadeRogersGT) – Wade is a marketing student at Georgia Tech and is also studying sports.
#SocialSwarm was developed in order to grow relationships between the Georgia Tech Athletic Association and its various social influences. #SocialSwarm is a place for fan ambassadors to share their unique views throughout the stadium in-game and engage with other GT fans, students and alumni.
ACC SPORTSMANSHIP WEEK
At all ACC home competitions this week, every league team will showcase its continued dedication to sportsmanship by participating in a pre-game handshake. In addition to the team’s efforts, the conference and member schools will highlight the initiative to fans through releases, social media platforms and on official websites.
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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