Sept. 11, 2015
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#15 GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (1-0) vs. TULANE GREEN WAVE (0-1)
SATURDAY, SEPT. 13 • 3:30 P.M. ET • ATLANTA • BOBBY DODD STADIUM (55,000)
TV: RSN (Complete Affiliate Listings) | Radio: 680 AM / 93.7 FM / GT Radio Network | Satellite: Sirius 132 / XM 204
THE FLATS – Saturday’s Heroes Day game between No. 15 Georgia Tech and former SEC rival Tulane will kick at 3:30 p.m. ET. The game is live on the ACC’s regional sports networks (PXP: Wes Durham, Analyst: James Bates, Sideline: Jenn Hildreth), including FOX Sports South in Atlanta, and can heard on the Georgia Tech IMG Sports Network (PXP: Brandon Gaudin, Analyst: Sean Bedford, Sideline: Randy Waters), locally on 680 The Fan and 93.7 FM.
Saturday’s Yellow Jacket Countdown, GT/Tulane broadcast, and post-game show will air on 680 The Fan and 93.7 FM. Brandon Gaudin (play-by-play) and Sean Bedford (analyst) will call the action. The game will also be available on Sirius 132 and XM 204.
#TULNvsGT will be televised live in Georgia on FOX Sports South and ESPN3 (subject to blackout). Click here for a complete list of regional affiliates nationwide.
7:00 a.m. – Parking lots open
12:30 p.m. – Wreckfest on Callaway Plaza
1:00 p.m. – Yellow Jacket Alley
2:00 p.m. – Stadium gates open
3:31 p.m. – Tech takes the field
3:34 p.m. – Kickoff #TULNvsGT
HEROES DAY RECOGNITION
Saturday is Georgia Tech’s Heroes Day game. Below is a list of some of the activities planned:
- Emergency and military vehicles on during during Wreckfest
- Soliders from nearby bases will hold the American flag on the field during the National Anthem
- GT’s grounds crew pained red, white and blue ribbons on the field for the game
- In-game recognition for Charles Douglas, a GT grad who fought in the Korean War and was awarded a Bronze Star
- In-game recognition for Veteran Letterwinners, including the anniversary of Shelton B. Sutton Jr. who served in the Navy and has a ship named after him
GEICO ALUMNI ATHLETE OF THE GAME
2014 All-American Shaq Mason is Saturday’s Geico Alumni Athlete of the Game. Mason started all 14 guards during Georgia Tech’s 2014 Capital One Orange Bowl championship season. He anchored an offensive line that blocked for Tech’s Orange Bowl-record 452 rushing yards vs. Mississippi State and was part of the O-line that allowed just 0.79 sacks per game (1st in ACC, 2nd nationally). He was drafted in the fourth round by the New England Patriots in the 2015 NFL Draft. He saw significant playing time in the Patriots’ Thursday night win over Pittsburgh.
HONORARY CAPTAIN: TONY DAYKIN
Daykin was a three-year letterwinner at Georgia Tech from 1974-76 and was team captain as a senior in 1976. He played in the NFL for seven seasons with the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a bachelor’s in industrial engineering and later earned his MBA from Kennesaw State. After retiring from football, he was a McDonald’s franchisee for 21 years. He currently is teaching and coaching at Kell High School in Marietta.