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Technical Tidbits 1/26: Oh captains, my captains


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NCAA Basketball: Notre Dame at Georgia Tech Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

Don’t stop, get it, get it, peep how your captain’s in it. As far back as I can remember, the football team has waited to select their permanent captains until the preseason, or even later. Not this year: it’s not even February and the team decided captain elections would be one of the first business items on the postseason calendar, electing QB TaQuon Marshall and LB Brant Mitchell. That still leaves one open, presumably for Shawn King to take in the fall. Now let’s get back to talking about uniforms.

Only 156 days remaining on the Russell contract!

We’ve all been there, Chris. Famed Tech attendee, NBA champion, and used-car salesman Chris Bosh revealed on his web site the other day his first year in the league was a bit of a tough transition from college, and at times he missed ol’ Ma Tech, proving no amount of fame, success, and money can override the strongest cases of Stockholm Syndrome.

The nightmare never ends. Joey’s tenure as leader of FTRS is as over as the 2017 football season, but he has parlayed that experience toward becoming one half of a successful podcast, whose latest episode allows you to reminisce upon both at the same time, assuming you recall both fondly. (It’s just one for me; I’ll let you guess which.)

“I can’t wait to talk about national signing day next Friday!” he exclaimed while jabbing a fork into his temple.