It’s always a big game when the Georgia Bulldogs and georgia tech yellow jackets meet on the gridiron. Check here for all the latest information on the big game, including what time the game starts!
Checkout this video:
Georgia and georgia tech have been rivals since 1893. The two schools play each other in football every year, and the game is always a close one. This year, the game is being played at Georgia Tech’s home field, Bobby Dodd Stadium. The game is set to start at 3:30 PM EST.
What is the history of the rivalry?
The football rivalry between the University of Georgia and georgia tech began in 1893. The two schools have played each other almost every year since then, making it one of the oldest and most well-known rivalries in college football.
The rivalry is so heated that the two schools have even decided not to play each other in other sports for fear that it would only make things worse. In 2014, however, they did meet in a basketball game for the first time in over 50 years and it was quite a spectacle.
Interestingly, the two schools are located just over 70 miles apart from each other, making it one of the most geographically close rivalries in all of sports.
What are the stakes of the game?
The game between Georgia and georgia tech is one of the most heated rivalries in college football. The winner of the game takes home the Governor’s Cup, which is a trophy that dates back to 1894. The two teams have been playing each other since 1893 and the series is currently tied at 42-42-5.
The University of Georgia Bulldogs will take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The game is set to start at 12:00pm EST.
The University of Georgia Bulldogs football team represents the University of Georgia in the sport of American football. The Bulldogs compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the national collegiate athletic association (NCAA) and the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They play their home games at historic Sanford Stadium on the university’s Athens, Georgia, campus. Georgia’s head coach is Kirby Smart, who began his tenure in 2016. The Bulldogs have won two National Championships (1920 and 1942), thirteen SEC championships (1933, 1942, 1946, 1948, 1959, 1966, 1968, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1982, 2002, 2005), and have made forty-eight bowl appearances since beginning play in 1918. The program has also produced two Heisman Trophy winners: Herschel Walker in 1982 and Frank Sinkwich in 1942.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represents the Georgia Institute of Technology in the sport of American football. The Yellow Jackets team competes in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The school has produced two Heisman Trophy winners, four number one NFL draft picks, and more than a dozen consensus All-Americans. The team is known for its prolific passing attacks as well as its defense, which is ranked among the best incollege football.
Quarterback Jake Fromm and running back D’Andre Swift are the Bulldogs’ key players on offense. Fromm completed 205 of 314 passes for 2,630 yards and 24 touchdowns with seven interceptions. He also ran for six touchdowns.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are the athletic teams that represent the Georgia Institute of Technology, located in Atlanta, Georgia. The Yellow Jackets participate in the NCAA’s Division I and in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Georgia Tech is one of 14 schools to participate in the ACC’s Coastal Division.
The current athletic director is Mike Bobinski, who took over for Dan Radakovich in 2016.
Georgia Tech has 16 varsity teams (7 men’s and 9 women’s) and competes in the NCAA Division I-A (Football Bowl Subdivision for college football). The school is a founding member of both the Southeastern Conference (SEC) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), and maintains a long-standing rivalry with in-state University of Georgia (UGA).
As of May 2013, according to the NCAA, Georgia Tech ranks tied for 33rd among American colleges and universities with 58 national team championships.
1.1 Kirby Smart
Kirby Smart is the current head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs football team. He was hired on December 6, 2015, to replace former head coach Mark Richt.
Smart has been described as “an excellent recruiter with a knack for developing talent”. He was ranked as the No. 1 assistant coach in the country by 247Sports in 2016. In his first season as head coach, Smart led the Bulldogs to an 8-5 record and a trip to the Liberty Bowl.
Quarterback Justin Fields (#1) from Harrison High School in Kennesaw, GA is one of the most highly recruited prospects in football history. He was a 6A All-State selection as a junior and senior. As a senior, he was named Gatorade Player of the Year and Mr. Football for the state of Georgia. He compiled 4,187 yards of offense and 54 touchdowns in his senior season. He originally committed to play at Penn State University before transferring to The University of Georgia.
Running back D’Andre Swift (#7) from St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia, PA was a 5-star recruit coming out of high school. He was ranked as the #2 running back and #17 player overall in the class of 2017 by 247Sports Composite Rankings. As a junior at UGA, he rushed for 1,049 yards and 10 touchdowns while also catching 32 passes for297 yards and 3 touchdowns. He decided to forgo his senior season and declare for the 2020 NFL Draft where he is projected to be a first-round pick.
What time is the game?
The kickoff time for today’s game between Georgia and Georgia Tech has been set for 12:00 p.m. EST.
What channel is the game on?
The game will be broadcast on ESPN2.
Who is the favorite to win?
Georgia Tech is currently a 3.5 point favorite to win against Georgia.