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Errin Joe on the mend

10:55 am Feb. 28, 2014

Errin Joe takes solace in this much – when the labrum in his shoulder gave out last August, it did so valiantly.

Joe, a Georgia Tech guard, had come into his sophomore season hoping to earn

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Thoughts on Tech season-ticket strategy

10:47 am Feb. 27, 2014

Georgia Tech unveiled its season-ticket package Tuesday, offering a variety of benefits to add value to its plan for the six-game home schedule.

The base price is $245. It was $270 last year, which was a

9 takeaways from Tech-Notre Dame

10:17 am Feb. 27, 2014

Thoughts and observations from Tech’s 65-62 loss at Notre Dame Wednesday night. Game story here.

1. For a Georgia Tech fan, there were things to like in Wednesday night’s game against Notre Dame. The Yellow Jackets turned the ball over just six times, tying their season low set in the season opener. They recorded assists on 16 of their 22 baskets. They shot 8-for-11 from the free-throw line. They only

Gregory returns (close to) home

1:33 pm Feb. 26, 2014

In advance of Georgia Tech’s game at Notre Dame (7 p.m., ESPN2).

The Yellow Jackets’ first game at Notre Dame as ACC members carries a little extra meaning for coach Brian Gregory.

Gregory grew up in Mount Prospect, Ill., outside of Chicago, which is not far from South Bend, Ind. Gregory said “there’ll be a lot of people close to me that will be coming to the game.“

Gregory downplayed the significance, saying

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Projected defensive depth chart

12:33 pm Feb. 26, 2014

My apologies on the overpromise that I would post it, like, a month ago. My guess at what the depth chart might look like when Georgia Tech begins spring practice March 24.

DE           Tyler Stargel                                       Nick Menocal

DT           Patrick Gamble                                   Francis Kallon

NT          Adam Gotsis                                      Shawn Green

DE           Jimmie Kitchen                                 Roderick Rook-Chungong

WLB       Quayshawn Nealy                           Tremayne McNair

MLB       Jabari Hunt-Days                              Beau Hankins

SLB         Paul Davis                                            Tyler Marcordes

CB           D.J. White                                           John Marvin

FS           Isaiah Johnson                                  Domonique Noble


Thomas runs 4.55 in 40

9:14 pm Feb. 25, 2014

Former Georgia Tech defensive back Jemea Thomas did not do poorly at the NFL draft combine, but also did not accomplish what he set out to do.

Tuesday, Thomas recorded a time of 4.55 seconds in the 40-yard dash, which was tied for 24th among the 48 defensive backs who put down times.

As Thomas wrote on his Facebook page, “Horrible 40 time but thank god for pro day.”

A 4.55 is hardly

Thomas shines in bench press at combine

8:01 pm Feb. 24, 2014

Former Georgia Tech defensive back Jemea Thomas got off to a good start at the NFL draft combine, bench pressing 225 pounds 19 times Monday. It was the sixth best total among cornerbacks, according to

Thomas to run Tuesday at combine

10:26 am Feb. 24, 2014

Former Georgia Tech defensive back Jemea Thomas will participate in on-field drills Tuesday at the NFL draft combine with the rest of the defensive backs. While in Indianapolis, players also go through medical examinations, interviews with teams and psychological testing. The process takes four days. The defensive backs checked in Saturday.

They’ll test in the bench press Monday, measuring reps of 225 pounds, before being assessed in drills such as the

Tech weekend review

10:09 am Feb. 24, 2014

1. The Georgia Tech women’s basketball team is on a two-game losing streak after having won four in a row. The Yellow Jackets lost to No. 8 Maryland Sunday 79-62 at McCamish Pavilion. It was Tech’s sixth consecutive loss to Maryland.

Tech returned to .500 in the ACC at 7-7 and 17-10 overall with two games remaining before the ACC tournament starts. According to warrennolan.com, Tech’s RPI is No. 44, which

3 takeaways from Tech-Clemson

2:58 am Feb. 24, 2014

Thoughts and observations from Georgia Tech’s 63-55 loss to Clemson Saturday. Game story here.

1. It happened again. When Tech forward Marcus Georges-Hunt hit a 3-pointer on a feed from center Daniel Miller with 18:49 left in the second half, the Yellow Jackets led Clemson 34-25. They were shooting 14-for-26 with nine assists and six turnovers.

The pace slowed down considerably after that. Over the final 18:49, Tech shot 7-for-24 with