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Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban walks off the field after losing to Auburn in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Chris Shimek/The Decatur Daily via AP)

Ga Tech schedules football games against Alabama, Ga State

Jan. 15, 2020 11:29 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech has scheduled games against a perennial college football powerhouse and a school less than 2 miles away. The Yellow Jackets announced Wednesday they will face 11-time national champion Alabama in a home-and-home series in 2030 and ’31. Bitter rivals when Georgia Tech was...

FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Nate Woody watches play during a Georgia Tech spring football intra-squad scrimmage, in Atlanta. Army has named Nate Woody as its defensive coordinator. Woody comes to West Point after stints as a defensive analyst at Michigan, defensive coordinator and outside linebackers coach at Georgia Tech, and defensive coordinator at Appalachian State and Wofford. He succeeds John Loose, who 's been promoted to assistant head coach. “Nate is a veteran coach that has led some of the nation’s top defenses year in and year out,

Nate Woody named Army defensive coordinator

Jan. 2, 2020 3:03 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army has hired Nate Woody as its defensive coordinator. Woody comes to West Point after stints as a defensive analyst at Michigan, defensive coordinator and outside linebackers coach at Georgia Tech and defensive coordinator at Appalachian State and Wofford. He succeeds John Loose,...

Vols OL Ryan Johnson says he's transferring to Georgia Tech

Dec. 16, 2019 6:09 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee offensive lineman Ryan Johnson says he’s transferring to Georgia Tech. Johnson tweeted Monday that “I’m excited to be a Yellow Jacket and looking forward to a great season.” Because he already has graduated, Johnson would be eligible to play for...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) is carried off the field by teammates Tyler Shelvin (72) and Zach Von Rosenberg (38) after defeating Alabama 46-41 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Tuscaloosa , Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Offense vs Defense: No. 1 LSU vs No. 4 Georgia for SEC title

Dec. 5, 2019 2:39 PM EST

No. 1 LSU (12-0, 8-0 SEC, No. 2 CFP) vs. No. 4 Georgia (11-1, 7-1, No. 4) in Atlanta, Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: LSU by 7. Series record: LSU leads 17-13-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Georgia needs to knock off the unbeaten Tigers to earn a berth in the four-team College Football Playoff. If the Bulldogs lose,...

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) looks to throw a pass in the second half during an NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Atlanta. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

Injuries, ejection drain No. 4 Georgia for SEC title game

Dec. 1, 2019 6:18 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Jake Fromm may be relying on some new starters around him when the SEC title — and a spot in the playoff — is on the line for No. 4 Georgia. Fromm insists Georgia’s offense will be ready for Saturday’s Southeastern Conference championship game against top-ranked...

Georgia running back D'Andre Swift holds up a message for fans as he leaves the field after an NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 in Atlanta. Georgia won 52-7. (AP Photo/John Amis)

No. 4 Georgia closes regular season with 52-7 rout of Tech

Nov. 30, 2019 5:23 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — This trip to Atlanta was barely an annoyance for No. 4 Georgia. The Bulldogs are really focused on their return to the A-T-L next weekend. Jake Fromm threw four touchdown passes and Georgia cruised into the Southeastern Conference championship game with a 52-7 victory over Georgia Tech on...

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart jumps on the back of offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson to celebrate beating Texas A&M 19-13 in an NCAA college football game  Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Georgia vs Georgia Tech: A rivalry that lost its luster

Nov. 29, 2019 10:11 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — This rivalry has lost its luster. Sure, there are plenty of harsh feelings when Georgia takes on Georgia Tech in anything, but the football match-up has becomes so one-sided it’s hard to even call it one of the most anticipated games on the Bulldogs’ schedule. For No. 4...

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) looks for a receiver as offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson (79) blocks Texas A&M defensive lineman DeMarvin Leal (8) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

No. 4 Georgia a big favorite against state rival Ga Tech

Nov. 27, 2019 5:00 PM EST

No. 4 Georgia (10-1, No. 4 CFP) at Georgia Tech (3-8), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Georgia by 28. Series record: Georgia leads 67-41-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE Georgia can’t afford a slip-up against its state rival if it wants to have a shot at making the College Football Playoff for the second...

Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins celebrates with fans after Georgia Tech defeated North Carolina State 28-26 in an NCAA college football game Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Collins aims to end Georgia Tech’s home drought against Dogs

Nov. 26, 2019 3:55 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins has delivered many well-rehearsed quotes about the enormity of his rebuilding job as Georgia Tech’s first-year coach. The magnitude of the uphill battle he faces in the state rivalry game against Georgia escaped even Collins. Collins on Tuesday shared precise details of...

Georgia Tech quarterback James Graham runs during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against North Carolina State on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Atlanta. Georgia Tech won 28-26. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Georgia Tech stops NC State’s late comeback for 28-26 win

Nov. 22, 2019 1:14 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Only five days after being removed from Georgia Tech’s low point of the season, James Graham showed his dual-threat potential as the new leader of a revamped offense. Graham threw three touchdown passes, including two to Ahmarean Brown, and Georgia Tech stopped a potential tying...