Georgia Tech Names Internal Search Committee for New Athletic Director


Georgia Tech President "Bud" Peterson recently named an 8-person search committee headed by Al Trujillo, president and chief operating officer of the Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc. to recommend candidates for the newly vacated position of Director of Athletics. While the committee may still employ the services of a search firm to aid them in the search, the 8-person committee consists of current faculty and staff, community leaders, and 2 students. In the meantime, former Senior Associate Director of Athletics Paul Griffin has been selected to serve as interim Director of Athletics.

Basketball Conference Podcast: Episode 4


This week, we're talking about the total lack of creativity from the media in selecting the preseason All-ACC teams (1:00), we examine how Miami could be a better team with a worse record in Year 1 under Mark Richt (9:00), we do some #TalkinBoutTheNoles as their loaded roster looks to reclaim the Atlantic Division (33:30), and we try to find a reason to think that Clemson won't return to the College Football Playoff at the season's end (54:05).

2016 Hype Video


I made a hype video for the upcoming season. Enjoy!

Recruiting Note: In GA, tech salaries 84% higher


Just a friendly reminder to all football recruits that the Power 5 football university with the best connections in the technology industry in this state (where salaries are 84% higher than the rest of the private sector) is the Georgia Institute of Technology. Want to do really well around here whether you're NFL-bound or not? Go Jackets!

Jarrett Jack Signs One Year Deal with the Hawks


One of Georgia Tech basketball's all-time greats is coming back to Atlanta after signing a one year deal with the Hawks. In 2004, Jack, a sophomore at the time, was a key member of the Final Four squad, averaging 12.5 points and 5.6 assists per game. The next year, he averaged 15.5 points and 4.5 assists before entering the NBA draft, where he was picked 22nd overall. In Fall of 2014, Jack graduated from Georgia Tech after returning to complete his degree. Best of luck with the Hawks Jarrett. We hope to see you at plenty of GT games this season!

New Song - "A Yellow Jacket Fan"


Chip Clark has written and recorded a song about multi-generational Yellow Jacket fandom. While the style may not be for everyone of us, I definitely connect with the themes of always being in your seats, always wearing gold, and learning about life through Georgia Tech football. It gets a "Go Jackets" from me!

Georgia Tech's game vs. Boston College in Ireland might be in jeopardy


We're less than 3 months away from kickoff, and the game still isn't being sanctioned by the Irish American Football Association (IAFA) -- a requirement for the game to take place. This appears to primarily be a ploy to recoup some outstanding legal fees from the group putting the game on, but the game appears to be in danger regardless of motivation.

#GTGoldout Starting to Gain Ground


#GTGoldout recently made its way into the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine, with the article "Get Your Gold Out" appearing on Page 9 of the most current issue, Vol. 92, No. 2. A good article that highlights the importance of wearing gold at our football games, "Get Your Gold Out" hopes to raise awareness and start a grassroots movement to encourage other Yellow Jacket fans to show up wearing gold every game except for the whiteout game. Whether it be by social media or word of mouth, we fans should play our part in this movement as well, informing as many as possible in the short time before football season starts to persuade our fellow fans to participate in this movement.

Jackets Among Schools to Reach out to MSU Transfer Malik Newman


Highly sought after Mississippi State transfer Malik Newman has a list of over a dozen suitors, including Josh Pastner and the Yellow Jackets. Newman, a former top 10 recruit is leaving Starkville after just one season. In April, he entered his name into the draft sweepstakes, but because of the new rules, was able to pull his name out last week. Shortly thereafter, he announced he was transferring. He averaged just over 11 points per game last season and already has visits planned to Kansas and NC State. Be sure to stay tuned for updates.

Georgia Tech-Boston College Kicks Off CFB Opening Weekend on ESPN2


With the game scheduled to kick off at 7am ET, the Yellow Jackets' game in Dublin, Ireland will be featured on ESPN2, as College Gameday will run beginning at 9am ET.