Nov. 11, 2015
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GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (3-6, 1-5) vs. VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES (4-5, 2-3)
THURSDAY, NOV. 12 • 7:30 P.M. ET • ATLANTA • BOBBY DODD STADIUM (55,000)
TV: ESPN | Radio: 680 AM / 93.7 FM / GT Radio Network | Satellite: Sirius / XM 84 (GT broadcast)
THE FLATS – Two teams that have combined for nine of the 10 ACC Coastal Division titles meet in prime time when Georgia Tech welcomes Virginia Tech Thursday night at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Georgia Tech will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its 1990 National Championship on Thursday night. The game is live on ESPN, and can be heard on the Georgia Tech IMG Sports Network, locally on 680 The Fan and 93.7 FM.
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The Georgia Tech Police Department is making every effort to minimize delays for faculty and staff leaving campus Thursday afternoon in advance of the Georgia Tech-Virginia Tech football game, which is set to kickoff at 7:30 p.m.
As usual, Bobby Dodd Way from Techwood Drive to Fowler Street will be closed beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday. The campus entrance at Techwood Drive from North Avenue northbound will be closed beginning at 3 p.m. All other closures and typical game checkpoints will not be set up until between 5 and 5:30 p.m.
THE 1990 TEAM
The 2015 season marks the 25th anniversary of Georgia Tech’s 1990 National Championship and that team will be honored at halftime of Thursday’s game. More than 110 players, coaches and staff from the 1990 team will be in attendance including head coach Bobby Ross, assistant coaches Ralph Friedgen and George O’Leary, quarterback Shawn Jones and kicker Scott Sisson. The 1990 team will be honored at halftime.
THURSDAY NIGHT REGULARS
• Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech have been regular guests on ESPN’s Thursday Night Football, since the network began the package in 1991.
• Thursday’s game marks the 31st all-time appearance for the Yellow Jackets and the 30th for the Hokies — which rank first and second nationally.
• Thursday also marks the Yellow Jackets’ 23rd Thursday Night home game to air on ESPN, which also leads the nation.
• Georgia Tech has played in at least one weeknight, prime time game on ESPN in every year but one since 1994 — did not play one last season.
Thursday’s Yellow Jacket Countdown and GT/VT broadcast will air on 680 The Fan / 93.7 FM and the GT Gameday App. Brandon Gaudin (play-by-play), Sean Bedford (analyst) and Randy Waters (sideline) will call the action. The game will also be available on Sirius / XM 84. 680 The Fan will also be originating live at WreckFest from 3-5:30 p.m.
THURSDAY GAMEDAY SCHEDULE
5:00 p.m. – Parking Lots open
5:00 p.m. – WreckFest starts
5:25 p.m. – Yellow Jacket Alley
6:00 p.m. – Stadium Gates open
7:32 p.m. – #VTvsGT
Halftime – On-field recognition for 1990 National Champions
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