Georgia Tech abruptly ended its offensive woes on Tuesday night when the Jackets went up to Athens and promptly stomped the dwags by a final score of 13-6. While starter Devin Stanton continued struggling with his efficiency, the Georgia Tech offense was more than up to the challenge. Led by strong hitting performances from Connor Justus and Matt Gonzalez, Tech was able to hang 10 on an opponent for the sixth time this season (Tech is 6-0 when doing so) and claimed the first edition of Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate along the way.
Former Georgia Tech receiver Darren Waller, who saw his draft stock shoot up at the NFL Combine last month, could prove to be a valuable asset for at least three NFL teams when the draft finally rolls around. The first team on that list in, unfortunately, the New Orleans Saints, who are currently without a tight end after dealing Jimmy Graham to Seattle. There is no sense in having Waller waste away with that organization. A much better alternative would be the Atlanta Falcons, an equally tight end-needy team and possible landing spot. His services would be more than welcome in Atlanta.
After just one season of existence, the Bitcoin Bowl will be no more. The St. Petersburg Bowl elected to do away with their new-found branding after much scrutiny from onlookers who see Bitcoin as more of a way to buy illegal drugs and weapons than to go shopping at Target. While you will no longer be able to use your Bitcoin to purchase your food while watching two mid-tier teams play (poorly), you can still confide in the fact that Bobby Dodd Stadium will accept Bitcoin as payment. We may have an old, asymmetrical stadium, but at least it uses cyber money.
Georgia Tech Hall of Famer Riccardo Ingram, a two-sport star during his days at Georgia Tech, tragically passed away on Tuesday night following a long battle with brain cancer. Ingram, who was just 48 years old, was a standout player at Tech both on the gridiron and on the diamond, though his true calling turned out to be baseball -- he was still employed as a coach for the Twins at the time of his death. Ingram hit .426 with 17 homeruns and an astounding 99 RBIs for the 1987 Tech baseball team, one of the best individual seasons in Tech history. His passion to do what he loved even in the face of adversity as great as brain cancer is inspirational and he will be missed but remembered.
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