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2010-09-10 11:37:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world's largest event security firm, announces its new 2-year contract with Georgia Tech to provide security, ushering and ticket taking services for all home football games at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The 15th-ranked Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets boast one of the most exciting running offenses in the country and are well on their way to a successful and winning season. Kicking off their first game with a...

2009-09-26 16:10:51

Quarterback Josh Nesbitt ran and passed Georgia Tech to a 24-7 win over No. 22 North Carolina Saturday at Atlanta. Nesbitt scored twice after 32 carries for 97 yards and also completed 7-of-11 passes for 89 yards. Running back Jonathan Dwyer, the 2008 ACC Player of the Year, helped Tech maintain ball control by gaining 158 yards on 19 carries. Roddy Jones rushed for a touchdown, while receivers Stephen Hill and Demaryius Thomas combined to make five receptions for 73 yards for the Yellow...

2009-09-10 23:05:43

Scott Blair kicked two field goals in the final 5:40 Thursday and No. 13 Georgia Tech, after letting a 24-0 lead disappear, rallied to defeat Clemson 30-27. Blair had three field goals overall and also threw a touchdown pass in the first period as part of a quick start for the Yellow Jackets in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams. Clemson quarterback Kyle Parker then threw three touchdown passes and the Tigers scored 27 straight points to move in front. Blair tied it with a...

2008-12-18 19:58:42

Georgia Tech University has signed football coach Paul Johnson to an amended seven-year contract. The ACC school said Thursday on its Web site that the deal will pay him $17.17 million, including $2.3 million in 2009. The amended contract starts on Jan. 1, 2009. Johnson matriculated to Atlanta from the U.S. Naval Academy on Dec. 7, 2007, and won more games than any first-year head coach at Georgia Tech this season. That record included a 45-42 win over archrival Georgia, snapping Tech's...

2008-12-06 16:47:21

Tyrod Taylor rushed for two touchdowns Saturday, helping No. 25 Virginia Tech topple 17th-ranked Boston College 30-12 to capture its second straight ACC title. Last season, Tech beat Boston College 30-16. Saturday, Taylor scored on short runs in the first and second quarters and completed 11-of-19 passes for 84 yards. Darren Evans scored among his 31 carries for 98 yards, and the Hokies (9-4, 6-3 ACC) won despite gaining just 234 total yards to 307 for BC. Following their 24-7 advantage...

2008-12-03 10:26:10

Georgia Tech will take the ACC's spot in the 2008 Chick-Fil-A Bowl, which is played in the Yellow Jackets' home field in Atlanta at the Georgia Dome. An opponent for the Yellow Jackets (9-3) hasn't been announced but the team will come from the Southeastern Conference. It will be Georgia Tech's fourth trip to the Chick-Fil-A, which was known as the Peach Bowl from 1968 to 2006. The Yellow Jackets are 0-3 in the previous appearances at this bowl game, including a loss to Louisiana State in...

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2008-11-01 21:00:00

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Jonathan Dwyer rushed for 145 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Georgia Tech survived a late scare and the loss of its starting quarterback to upend 16th-ranked Florida State, 31-28, at Dodd Stadium. Josh Nesbitt rushed 14 times for 61 yards and completed 4-of-5 passes for 55 yards before leaving the game with an injury for the Yellow Jackets (7-2, 4-2 ACC), who have won four of their last five games and beat Florida State for the first time since 1975. In...

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2005-04-27 07:10:00

ATLANTA (AP) -- It looks like an oversized pair of tinted goggles combined with a large plastic set of earmuffs, but researchers say this odd-looking device could help save the lives of football players. The new device, called DETECT, can determine whether a player has suffered a concussion that requires immediate medical attention in minutes on the sidelines of a game. Traditional brain injury exams can take an hour in a specialist's office or hospital. Designed by researchers from the...

2004-11-30 21:00:04

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech raised its Final Four banner before the game, then played like a team that could win it all. The fourth-ranked Yellow Jackets took control with a 20-0 run, led by 27 points at halftime and went on to rout Michigan 99-68 Tuesday night in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. B.J. Elder scored 27 points, Will Bynum had 19 and Jarrett Jack 16 for Georgia Tech, which shot 54 percent from the field and led by as many as 35 points. Before tipping off, the Yellow Jackets (4-0)...