Ga Tech coach Key says 2 assistant coaches leaving programJanuary 4, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Brent Key is making a couple of more changes to his staff, announcing Wednesday that a pair of defensive assistants are leaving the program.
David Turner, an assistant head coach and defensive run game coordinator, and defensive line coach Larry Knight will not be retained, Key said in a brief statement.
Ga Tech coach Key wants to ‘dominate’ -- even against UGaDecember 5, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Now that the Georgia Tech coaching job belongs to him, Brent Key is setting his sights as high as possible.
That other Power 5 program in the state?
Yep, he thinks the Yellow Jackets can compete with them.
Georgia Tech’s Key says 3 assistants will not return in 2023December 1, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Newly named Georgia Tech coach Brent Key announced Wednesday that three assistant coaches will not return next season.
Key said offensive coordinator and tight ends coach Chip Long, wide receivers coach Del Alexander and strength and conditioning coach Lewis Caralla will not return.
Georgia Tech promotes Brent Key from interim to head coachNovember 30, 2022 GMT
Georgia Tech named interim coach Brent Key to the full-time position on Tuesday after he led the team to a 4-4 finish.
Key, 44, was in his fourth season as assistant head coach, run game coordinator and offensive line coach before Geoff Collins was fired on Sept.
Two Techs on losing streaks meet with bowl chances fadingNovember 4, 2022 GMT
Georgia Tech (3-5, 2-3 ACC) at Virginia Tech (2-6, 1-4), Saturday, 12:30 p.m. ET (RSN)
Line: Virginia Tech by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
New Georgia Tech AD Batt in no hurry to hire football coachOctober 17, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — New athletic director J Batt knows most Georgia Tech fans want to know who’s going to be the Yellow Jackets’ next permanent football coach.
The fans will have to wait, however, to see how Batt goes about his business and learn how Brent Key performs as interim coach after a 2-0 start.
Ga Tech hires Alabama’s J Batt as new athletic directorOctober 14, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech hired Alabama administrator J Batt as its athletic director Friday, putting him in charge of the search for a new football coach.
Batt replaces Todd Stansbury, who was fired Sept.
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Interims go 4-0; Alabama misses BryceOctober 9, 2022 GMT
Maybe making a coaching change less than halfway through the season isn't such a terrible idea.
After an unprecedented spate of early season firings, teams with interim head coaches went 4-0 this weekend in major college football.
Georgia Tech stuns No. 24 Pitt 26-21 in Key’s coaching debutOctober 2, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brent Key held the ball given to him by his new boss and pointed to the gold “GT” logo on it, a symbol the former Georgia Tech lineman turned interim head coach tasked with holding his alma mater's struggling program together has held close for a quarter century and counting.
No. 24 Pitt begins ACC defense against new-look Georgia TechSeptember 29, 2022 GMT
Georgia Tech (1-3, 0-1 ACC) at No. 24 Pittsburgh (3-1, 0-0), Saturday, 8 p.m. ET (ACC Network)
Line: Pitt by 21 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
Georgia Tech starting over after firing Collins, StansburySeptember 27, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Less than four years after Geoff Collins arrived on campus, exuding optimism and making bold plans to compete at the highest levels of college football, Georgia Tech is in a far different position.
Ga Tech fires Geoff Collins in 4th season with 10-28 markSeptember 26, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins is out as Georgia Tech’s football coach, fired Monday in the midst of his fourth season after failing to make headway with a brash plan to turn the Yellow Jackets into a national powerhouse through branding and promoting Atlanta’s big-city culture.
Georgia Tech board calls meeting with Collins’ future murkySeptember 26, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech’s athletic association board has called a meeting for Monday and the future of football coach Geoff Collins appears to be in the balance.
Georgia Tech spokesman Mike Flynn said Sunday the meeting will be open only to board members.
No. 20 Ole Miss faces first road test at Georgia TechSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
No. 20 Ole Miss (2-0) at Georgia Tech (1-1), 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC)
Line: Ole Miss by 16½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Ole Miss travels to Ga Tech, still sorting out QB situationSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Three weeks into the season, No. 20 Ole Miss is still sorting things out at quarterback.
Maybe Saturday's game at Georgia Tech will provide some clarity.
Luke Altmyer started last weekend against Central Arkansas but went down with an upper-body injury.
Jackets use strong running game, takeways to end 7-game skidSeptember 11, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Dontae Smith ran for 102 yards and three touchdowns, and Georgia Tech turned to its running game and a takeaway-savvy defense to snap a seven-game losing streak with a 35-17 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday night.
No. 4 Clemson opens in Atlanta against ACC rival Ga TechSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
No. 4 Clemson (0-0) at Georgia Tech (0-0), Monday, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Clemson by 22 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Ga Tech’s Collins at crossroads after rash of 3-win seasonsAugust 18, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — When Geoff Collins arrived at Georgia Tech, he confidently pitched the idea of transforming the Yellow Jackets into a powerhouse program.
Collins must back up words with wins to keep job at Ga TechAugust 6, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins has toned down the hokey slogans that were part of his blueprint to build a proud, new brand at Georgia Tech.
He seems to realize there's only one thing that really matters.
Collins eager for restart at Georgia Tech after 3-win finishFebruary 24, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins can't be blamed for wanting a quick restart for his Georgia Tech program.
Following his third consecutive three-win season and heavy losses through the transfer portal, including the exit of standout running back Jahmyr Gibbs, Collins and the Yellow Jackets need to shift the focus to the future as quickly as possible.
Georgia Tech’s Collins hires former Florida assistant TurnerFebruary 15, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins has hired former Florida assistant David Turner as assistant head coach for defense.
Turner, who also will be the defensive run-game coordinator, was named to the position Tuesday.
Georgia Tech hires Chris Weinke as quarterbacks coachJanuary 4, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Heisman Trophy winner Chris Weinke was named Georgia Tech's quarterbacks coach on Tuesday.
Following a 3-9 season that ended with six consecutive losses, coach Geoff Collins fired three assistants, including offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Dave Patenaude.
Georgia Tech hires Daniels from Buffalo to replace ChoiceDecember 21, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins has added former Buffalo assistant Mike Daniels to his staff as running backs coach.
Daniels on Monday was named to replace Tashard Choice, who left the Yellow Jackets and has been hired by Texas as the Longhorns' running backs coach.
Former Ga Tech DB Travares Tillman returns as coachDecember 8, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia Tech player Travares Tillman is returning to his alma mater to oversee the Yellow Jackets’ pass defense and work with defensive backs, coach Geoff Collins announced Tuesday.
Georgia Tech fires 3 assistant coaches, including PatenaudeNovember 28, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins fired offensive coordinator Dave Patenaude and two other assistants on Sunday following a disappointing 3-9 season that ended with six consecutive losses.
Collins, Georgia Tech falling further behind No. 1 GeorgiaNovember 23, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech offensive coordinator Dave Patenaude had a surprising answer Tuesday when asked for his historical perspective on No. 1 Georgia's defensive front, led by Jordan Davis.
“Maybe like the Rams, the Steelers,” Patenaude said.
No. 6 Irish welcome Yellow Jackets for home season finaleNovember 18, 2021 GMT
Georgia Tech (3-7) at No. 6 Notre Dame (9-1, No. 8 CFP), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. EST (NBC).
Line: Notre Dame by 16 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
No. 6 Irish hoping to avoid Yellow Jackets’ stingNovember 18, 2021 GMT
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly doesn’t know what the postseason holds for No. 6 Notre Dame. But he feels visiting Georgia Tech’s postseason begins this Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium.
“You’re getting a really, really dangerous football team, one that has finished (its) schedule in the ACC and now plays Notre Dame and Georgia in back-to-back weeks,” Kelly said.
Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech both facing must-win situationsOctober 28, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech is in danger of missing a bowl game for the third straight year under coach Geoff Collins.
Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente is in danger of losing his job — at least if some Hokies' fans had their way.
Yellow Jackets look to end losing streak vs surging VirginiaOctober 21, 2021 GMT
Georgia Tech doesn't have much to show for its recent visits to Virginia.
The Yellow Jackets have lost their last three games on Cavaliers' home field, and 12 of 14 since 1992. Coach Geoff Collins hopes that is about to change.
Sanders’ late TD catch helps Georgia Tech beat Duke 31-27October 9, 2021 GMT
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Adonicas Sanders caught a 36-yard touchdown throw from Jeff Sims with 51 seconds left to help Georgia Tech rally past Duke 31-27 on Saturday.
The Yellow Jackets (3-3, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) were coming off an ugly home loss to Pittsburgh.
Ga Tech faces Pitt looking to build on biggest win in yearsSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech is coming off its biggest victory in years.
Now, the Yellow Jackets have to prove it wasn't a fluke.
Coach Geoff Collins' team hosts Pittsburgh on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium, looking to build on a 45-22 thrashing of then-No.
Sims sparks Ga. Tech to 45-22 upset of No. 21 North CarolinaSeptember 26, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Sims was really upset for a few days. Then he pulled himself together and waited for another chance.
When it came Saturday night, he sure took advantage of it.
Sims came off the bench to run for three touchdowns and pass for another, Georgia Tech's defense stifled Sam Howell much of the game and the Yellow Jackets beat a ranked team for the first time in Geoff Collins' three seasons as coach with a 45-22 upset of No.
Georgia Tech hosts Tar Heels at NFL’s Mercedes-Benz StadiumSeptember 23, 2021 GMT
No. 21 North Carolina (2-1, 1-1 ACC) at Georgia Tech (1-2, 0-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ACC Network).
Line: North Carolina by 12 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Mayhem at Mercedes: Ga Tech faces No. 21 UNC at NFL stadiumSeptember 23, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech is taking the shortest of road trips for a home game that coach Geoff Collins hopes will provide a boost to recruiting.
A victory would help, too.
In Collins' third season, the Yellow Jackets (1-2, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) are still seeking the sort of signature win that would signal a true turnaround.
Georgia Tech to face familiar offense against Kennesaw StateSeptember 9, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) —
Brian Bohannon is bringing Georgia Tech's old offense back to Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Bohannon, the former Georgia Tech assistant now in his seventh season as FCS school Kennesaw State's first coach, is facing a difficult challenge in the Owls' first game against a Power 5 team on Saturday.
QB Sims’ status uncertain as Georgia Tech tries to regroupSeptember 7, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — A stunning season-opening loss to Northern Illinois has third-year Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins forced to defend the state of his rebuilding process.
The health of quarterback Jeff Sims could be a key to Collins' hopes of showing progress in 2021.
Georgia Tech looks for changes in Year 3 of Collins eraAugust 18, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — With season three upcoming for the coach Geoff Collins era at Georgia Tech, words and phrases like “re-building” and “re-shaping” may no longer be pliable.
The Yellow Jackets have been dreadful in the first two seasons after option offense afficiando Paul Johnson retired.