Tuesday September 9th, 2014

Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have started the 2014 season 2-0, with victories over Wofford and Tulane, and they continue their schedule with in-state opponent Georgia Southern in Week 3. The Eagles, members of the Sun Belt Conference, enter the game with a 1-1 record.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: Noon ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here

TV coverage: Fox Sports South

RadioFor a list of Georgia Southern affiliates, click here. For a list of Georgia Tech affiliates, click here.

Game Facts

Georgia Tech facts

Paul Johnson's teams have ranked in the top five nationally in rushing yardage for six consecutive seasons.

Georgia Tech has made 17 consecutive bowl appearances, which ties them for the second-longest streak in the country.

The Yellow Jackets have outscored their first two opponents by a score of 42-10 in the second half.

Quarterback Justin Thomas threw for 297 yards in his debut as the full-time starter, including two long touchdown passes to receiver DeAndre Smelter.

Georgia Tech has not been shut out at home in Bobby Dodd Stadium since 1957, a streak that covers 353 home games.

Georgia Southern facts

This meeting will be the first with Georgia Tech in program history.

Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson was the head coach at Georgia Southern from 1997 to 2001. He compiled a 62-10 record.

Georgia Southern has won six national championships as a member of the Football Championship Subdivision.

The Eagles beat Savannah State 83-9 in their second game of the season, accumulating 684 yards of total offense.

Georgia Southern held a lead for the majority of their season opener against ACC opponent NC State, before losing to the Wolfpack, 24-23.

- Brad Rowland

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