Lamont Simmons: ‘Prototypical corner’

9:15 am Jul. 31, 2015

Georgia Tech’s cornerback depth has been considerably augmented with the addition by transfer of Lamont Simmons. So says Simmons’ high school coach (though not quite in those words).

“Long and rangy,” said Deran Wiley, Simmons’ coach

9 takeaways from Tech win over Clemson

11:55 am Nov. 16, 2014

(Sorry for the delay. I actually had it up Sunday, but some technical issues were afoot.)

1. Almost seven years ago, Dan Radakovich, then Georgia Tech’s athletic director, hired Paul Johnson from Navy in part due

3 quick notes from Tech practice

4:44 pm Aug. 11, 2014

There’s more to come, but a few quick notes from interviews from Georgia Tech’s post-practice media availability Monday morning.

1. A-back Tony Zenon continues to have a strong preseason. He certainly has the attention of coach Paul Johnson. “Tony’s had a real good camp,” he said. “I think that he’s got the offense down and now he can use his quickness and speed. He’s playing fast and he’s had a really

Gotsis ‘100 percent confident’ in defensive line

12:38 pm Aug. 4, 2014

Georgia Tech defensive tackle Adam Gotsis understands the doubts about the defensive line.

It bothers him, “but I can see where they’re coming from, as well, because we did lose a lot of guys,” Gotsis said

5 questions for Tech preseason

10:37 am Jul. 31, 2014

Georgia Tech will hold its first preseason practice this afternoon, beginning its preparations for the season opener Aug. 30 against Wofford and the whole of the regular season. Plenty figures to be revealed over the

Who emerges at A-back for Tech?

10:41 am Jul. 28, 2014

Georgia Tech won’t lack for experience or depth at A-back – Synjyn Days, Deon Hill, B.J. Bostic and Tony Zenon all started games for the Yellow Jackets last year. Dennis Andrews and Charles Perkins also

What do dismissals mean for Tech?

2:07 pm Jul. 23, 2014

Georgia Tech’s three dismissals Tuesday sent another undeniable message that rules are rules, and coach Paul Johnson (and the student-athlete conduct code) demands that his players abide by them.

It also, however, whittled the Yellow Jackets’ roster down even more. By my count, assuming there are no more changes to the roster, Tech will begin preesason camp with 77 scholarship players, meaning they’ll be eight light of the maximum. It’s a

Golden high on Butker, special teams

10:25 am Jul. 18, 2014

Georgia Tech safety and return specialist Jamal Golden loves what he sees out of his fellow specialists.

“We have dynamic special teams,” Golden said this week. “I’m sure Coach Ray (Rychleski) is going to take that

Big ACC distribution boost for upcoming Tech budget

7:25 am Jul. 7, 2014

Some details on the Georgia Tech Athletic Association budget, projected to be $73.7 million in the coming fiscal year. The GTAA board passed the budget in late June.

The budget is about a 10 percent increase over the 2014 fiscal year budget of $66.9 million, although a considerable chunk of the increase is a one-time expenditure on improvements to Russ Chandler Stadium that will be paid for out of a draw