Georgia Tech Rumors & News

  • Georgia Tech wide receiver Micheal Summers leaves team

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "With three games remaining in the season, Georgia Tech wide receiver Michael Summers has left the team, coach Paul Johnson said Monday. “Just said he didn’t want to play anymore,” Johnson said. Johnson said he had no prior indication of Summers’ plans. Summers, a junior, has started 26 games..." November 10

  • Georgia Tech defensive tackle Adam Gotsis’ knee injury a season-ender

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech defensive tackle Adam Gotsis is out for the remainder of the season with a knee injury suffered in the Virginia game last Saturday. Gotsis hurt his knee on the first play from scrimmage in the Yellow Jackets’ 27-21 loss to the Cavaliers. Gotsis, a captain and three-year starter,..." November 06

  • Georgia Tech LB Beau Hankins tweets he’s leaving the hive

    College Football Talk "Georgia Tech has lost two straight games, and now the Yellow Jackets have lost another linebacker. Beau Hankins, on his Twitter profile this morning, announced he is parting ways with the program, although Paul Johnson and Georgia Tech have yet to confirm this roster change." September 28

  • Georgia Tech coach wants 5 years of eligibility for football players

    Sporting News - NCAAF "BYU's Taysom Hill, Pitt's James Conner, Notre Dame's Tarean Folston, UCLA's Myles Jack, Syracuse's Terrel Hunt, Michigan State's Ed Davis — college football standouts from coast to coast, all lost for the 2015 season when it has barely begun. Major injuries in football are nothing new, of..." September 24

  • Georgia Tech flagged by NCAA for false start on grad transfer comment

    College Football Talk "Timing is key, even in the offseason. Georgia Tech was forced to report a minor violation to the NCAA after head coach Paul Johnson commented publicly on the addition of an incoming graduate transfer. Johnson’s comments occurred approximately 30 minutes before the player actually was confirmed to..." July 17

  • Former USC cornerback Lamont Simmons transfers to Georgia Tech

    The Score "Former USC cornerback Lamont Simmons has transferred to Georgia Tech, the Yellow Jackets announced Thursday. Simmons, who took a redshirt as a freshman with the Trojans last season, will also be forced to sit out the 2015 campaign, per NCAA transfer rules. Beginning in 2016, he will have three..." July 17

  • Georgia Tech tweets LB is suspended, he says he's transferring to Florida

    CBS Sports "Georgia Tech linebacker Anthony Harrell wrote on Twitter that he plans to finish his career at Florida as a graduate transfer. That announcement, however, came as a reply to the Yellow Jackets' official Twitter account after the school announced he had been suspended indefinitely. "I would like..." June 27

  • Ga. Tech a possibility for transferring USC DB Lamont Simmons

    Campus Sports "The USC Trojans are expected to lose redshirt freshman cornerback Lamont Simmons to transfer. Ryan Abraham of reported the story. Simmons will now meet with university officials to discuss a release, and Abraham reports that Georgia Tech is a likely destination. Rutgers and North..." June 08

  • Georgia Tech dismisses RB Dennis Andrews

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech A-back Dennis Andrews has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules, coach Paul Johnson said Tuesday. The dismissal occurred Monday. Johnson, who was speaking at the Peach State Pigskin Preview in Macon, did not specify the violation. Andrews was suspended two games..." June 02

  • Georgia Tech recruit says he lost Ohio State offer when someone else commited

    College Football Talk "This sort of stuff happens all the time at this level of college football, and it most certainly will not be the last time it occurs either. Incoming Georgia Tech defensive end Anree Saint-Armour explained he lost a chance to go to Ohio State when the offer that was extended to him was later..." May 25

  • Patrick Skov to transfer from Stanford to Georgia Tech

    ESPN "Stanford senior fullback Patrick Skov has announced his intentions to play at Georgia Tech as a graduate transfer next season. "This was not an easy decision," he wrote on Twitter. "I am humbled and deeply appreciative of my four unforgettable years at Stanford, while at the same time excited..." April 21

  • Auburn and Georgia Tech in talks to resume rivalry

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Officials from Georgia Tech and Auburn have had discussions about renewing their longtime series. It would be the first meeting between the longtime rivals since 2005. The conversations are in their early stages, Tech senior associate athletic director Ryan Bamford said. There is interest in a..." January 20

  • Ga. Tech extends Paul Johnson

    ESPN "Georgia Tech and Paul Johnson agreed in principle to a four-year contract extension through the 2020 season, athletic director Mike Bobinski announced Saturday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed publicly, but the contract is believed to place Johnson among the four-highest paid coaches in..." December 06

  • Georgia Tech finally offers Johnson contract extension

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech has finally extended an offer to coach Paul Johnson for a contract extension, after an absence of negotiations for several months. “We’re exchanging numbers now and we’re actually in discussion for an extension,” Jack Reale, Johnson’s agent, said Monday after receiving the..." December 01

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Georgia Tech quarterback Ty Griffin transfers to Oregon

    Oregonian "Oregon added another quarterback to its 2015 class with the transfer of Georgia Tech's Ty Griffin. Griffin, a 6-foot, 195-pound freshman announced on his Twitter account that he's decided to join the Ducks. Griffin will have to sit out the 2014 season and will be eligible in 2015 as a..." July 24

  • Tech’s Kitchen suspended from team, likely to transfer

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech defensive tackle Jimmie Kitchen has been indefinitely suspended from the team and is likely to transfer. In the meantime, he will not be permitted to take part in team activities. Kitchen has played 11 games in his first two seasons in a backup role for the Yellow Jackets. The..." June 18

  • Georgia Tech loses DE Jabari Hunt-Days, RB Travis Custis for 2014

    CBS Sports "Georgia Tech will not have defensive end Jabari Hunt-Days or talented freshman running back Travis Custis for the 2014 season, the school announced Friday. Hunt-Days, a junior who moved from starting linebacker to defensive end in spring practice, was expected to be a primary contributor for..." May 10

  • Hunt-Days, Custis ineligible for ‘14 season

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A strange run of bad news for the Georgia Tech football team continued Friday, as freshman B-back Travis Custis and junior defensive end Jabari Hunt-Days were ruled ineligible for the coming season. Custis will transfer to Georgia Military College for the 2014-15 academic year with plans to..." May 09

  • Tech suspends 2 for Wofford, Tulane

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech has suspended two football players for the first two games of the season. Wide receiver Anthony Autry and A-back Dennis Andrews will miss the Wofford and Tulane games for violating the athletic association’s student-athlete conduct policy." March 28

  • Georgia Tech return specialist Jamal Golden gets fifth year

    CBS Sports "Jamal Golden will have the option to play two more seasons with Georgia Tech after the NCAA granted him a medical hardship waiver for the 2013 season. Golden suffered a shoulder injury that required season-ending surgery after just three games of action in 2013. The speedy defensive back and..." March 15

  • Rook-Chungong ‘just ready’ for spring practice

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech defensive end Roderick Rook-Chungong has a lot of work yet to do in his return from his lateral meniscus tear last fall. He’s ready for it. “Health-wise, I should be good,” Rook-Chungong said recently. “Right now, it’s just strengthening my knee, but I’m just ready for the..." March 12

  • Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson supports an early signing period

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson, like the majority of college football coaches, supports the general idea of an early signing period for the sport. “You’re going to see an early signing period here at some time,” Johnson told the AJC. “There needs to be an early signing period, just from a..." March 11

  • Georgia Tech suspends Darren Waller for two games

    CBS Sports "Georgia Tech wide receiver Darren Waller will miss the first two games of the 2014 season due to a suspension. The school announced the suspension on Friday, stating simply that Waller had committed "a violation of team rules." The two games Waller will miss are the Yellow Jacket's opener..." February 28

  • ACC football championship game to stay in Charlotte through 2019

    Charlotte Observer "The ACC’s football championship game will stay at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium at least through 2019, the league announced Monday. The six-year extension means Charlotte will host the game for 10 consecutive years. The ACC has played its title game in Charlotte the past four years,..." February 26

  • Hamstring sidelines Attaochu for combine

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former Georgia Tech defensive end Jeremiah Attaochu will have to wait until Tech’s pro day to perform before NFL scouts. He will not participate in testing and drills at the upcoming NFL draft combine due to a partially torn hamstring, Attaochu’s agent Pat Dye Jr. said Thursday morning. “The..." February 20

  • Game (back) on! Tulane announces Georgia Tech game will be played

    College Football Talk "Just hours after Georgia Tech announced a 2014 game against Tulane had been cancelled, Tulane said the game is back on. “Tulane University and Georgia Tech are pleased to announce that their previously scheduled football game will be played Sept. 6 in New Orleans,” a statement from Tulane..." January 25

  • Tulane will pay Georgia Tech $300,000 to back out of four-game series

    College Football Talk "Georgia Tech, just days after revealing their 2014 football schedule, is already in need of making an adjustment. Tulane has chosen to back out of a four-year scheduling agreement with the ACC school, leaving the Yellow Jackets with a late schedule vacancy to fill for the second week of the..." January 25

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