Georgia Tech and head coach Brian Gregory are currently pursuing former Florida Gator Eli Carter, who is looking for a fresh start to play out his final season of eligibility. Carter, despite averaging just 8.8 points last season with the Gators, is a 1,000-point scorer for his career between Rutgers and Florida. He stands at 6-foot-2 and plays guard for the most part, although I wouldn't be shocked to see him play some (very) small forward if he did choose to come to the Flats considering that shooting guard is one of few positions at which Tech has any real depth. Nevertheless, his addition would be more than welcome for a Yellow Jacket team hurting for scoring.
The Tech baseball team will head up to Mercer tonight to play its second-to-last game against an in-state foe for the season. The Jackets are already 1-0 versus Mercer, having beaten them in Atlanta nearly a month ago to the day back in early April, and a win would propel Tech to yet another 30-win season under Danny Hall. With just a couple of weekend series and a midweek game against Georgia remaining on the schedule, every single win is critical as the Jackets look to build a College World Series resume. The team's postseason hopes likely rest on success over the last couple of weeks.
While the SEC was the conference with the most overall players selected in the NFL Draft, three ACC schools -- FSU, Miami, and Louisville, respectively -- led all programs in players selected. While this is obviously great news for the conference as a whole, I can't wait for people to come out whining about how it proves that the ACC is a top-heavy, overrated conference with no business playing college football. ROWL TAHDE!
Plenty of teams around the ACC are facing major questions coming into the 2015 season, but which program has the most to answer before August rolls around? My money is on Florida State, which loses an obscene amount of NFL-caliber talent from last season, including Jameis Winston, and will rely heavily on a solid yet unproven recruiting class to fill the holes. Outside of the Seminoles, I think that Steve Addazio and Boston College will have a lot to prove. It will be Addazio's third season as head coach, and fans will be looking for big improvements.
Which ACC team has the most to prove this season? What would getting Eli Carter mean for Tech's season?
Have a great Wednesday!