ATLANTA - With only nine days remaining before Georgia Tech's opening game, Ted Roof feels the time crunch as he tries to put the finishing touches on his 4-3 defense.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson turned to Ted Roof, a member of the Yellow Jackets' "Black Watch" defenses in the mid-1980s - to try to fix the team's glaring weakness.
ATLANTA - After Georgia Tech's first "fall" practice on Thursday, head coach Paul Johnson said two things with certainty: He saw a lot of familiar faces, and the Yellow Jackets appear to be in good shape. Beyond that, questions abound.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Philip Pfeifer threw five scoreless innings and Xavier Turner drove in three runs to lead No. 2 overall seed Vanderbilt to a 7-1 victory over Georgia Tech in an NCAA regional championship game Monday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jordan Parr hit two home runs to lead Illinois to a 6-4 win over Georgia Tech in an NCAA regional Friday.
MILTON - Top-seeded California survived a quarterfinal scare from Pac-12 rival Arizona State on Friday to advance to the semifinals in the NCAA golf championship.
MILTON - Max Homa took off his cap, wiped his brow and shook hands with his two playing partners on the 18th hole.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech players use words like "high-energy" and "intense" to describe their first week with new defensive coordinator Ted Roof.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The shot clock was winding down on Olivier Hanlan, and all the Boston College freshman could do was launch a deep 3-pointer that somehow went in.
ATLANTA - Brian Gregory doesn't want his Georgia Tech players to aim for being the surprise team in this week's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
ATLANTA - K.J. McDaniels scored 14 points and Milton Jennings blocked a potentially tying 3-pointer at the buzzer, preserving Clemson's 56-53 victory over Georgia Tech on Thursday night.
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Searching for its first true road win of the season, Georgia Tech ventured to a locale that had not been hospitable to the Yellow Jackets over the years.
ATLANTA - Paul Johnson shrugged when told Georgia Tech's signing class didn't excite the national experts.
CLEMSON, S.C. - K.J. McDaniels scored 15 points, including two foul shots with 16 seconds left, as Clemson held on to defeat Georgia Tech 63-60 on Tuesday night, its sixth straight victory over the Yellow Jackets.
ATLANTA - Mike Bobinski is still a couple of months away from officially becoming Georgia Tech's athletic director. He's already talking up the Atlantic Coast Conference.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has improved its chances of earning a spot in the ACC championship game, and this time, it was the defense playing the lead role.
ATLANTA - The most revealing plays of Saturday's matchup of Georgia Tech's running game against Clemson's defense may come on third downs.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Georgia Tech's offense did its normal yard-churning work. This time, though, the once-struggling defense pitched in on the scoring to give the Yellow Jackets a dominating road win.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's defense is earning compliments instead of criticism.
ATLANTA - While Synjyn Days again kept Georgia Tech's offense running, Virginia's ground game disappeared.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson expects the next two weekends to provide clarity in the muddled ACC Coastal Division race.
ATLANTA - A back-to-basics approach is producing offense at a rate rarely seen in Georgia Tech history.
PITTSBURGH - Broderick Snoddy ran for 82 yards and three touchdowns and Georgia Tech took advantage of six Pittsburgh turnovers in a 56-28 win on Saturday.
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh can bring the jumbled ACC Coastal Division into slightly better focus on Saturday against Georgia Tech. Or the Yellow Jackets can snap a two-game losing streak and turn an already murky division race into something borderline unrecognizable.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has a big role to fill this week with bruising runner Zach Laskey sidelined by a shoulder injury.
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