Tuesday September 29th, 2015

After losing two straight games, Georgia Tech is out of the rankings and seeking a turnaround win against North Carolina on Saturday.

The Yellow Jackets climbed to No. 14 in the AP Top 25 after opening the season with wins over Alcorn State and Tulane. Georgia Tech’s slide began Sept. 19 during a road loss to No. 8 Notre Dame and continued with last weekend’s road loss to Duke.

Georgia Tech outgained Duke 316–279 in the 34–20 loss, but managed only two touchdowns while going 5-of-19 on third downs and getting only two red-zone scoring opportunities. Quarterback Justin Thomas completed six of 21 pass attempts for 143 yards, one touchdown and one interception, while also rushing a team-high 24 times for 58 yards and another touchdown. Running back Patrick Skov led the Jackets with 75 yards on 19 carries.

North Carolina enters after winning three straight, most recently over Delaware last weekend. The Tar Heels opened the season with a 17–13 loss to South Carolina in Charlotte.

How to watch

Details for Saturday’s game are below.

Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: ESPNU
Radio: For a list of Georgia Tech affiliates, click here. For a list of North Carolina affiliates, click here.

Team schedules

Georgia Tech:

Sept. 3: vs. Alcorn State (W 69–9)
Sept. 12: vs. Tulane (W 65–10)
Sept. 19: at Notre Dame (L 30–22)
Sept. 26: at Duke (L 34–20)
Oct. 3: vs. North Carolina
Oct. 10: at Clemson 
Oct. 17: vs. Pittsburgh 
Oct. 24: vs. Florida State 
Oct. 31: at Virginia 
Nov. 12: vs. Virginia Tech
Nov. 21: at Miami (FL) 
Nov. 28: vs. Georgia

North Carolina:

Sept. 3: vs. South Carolina* (L 17–13)
Sept. 12: vs. North Carolina A&T (W 53–14)
Sept. 19: vs. Illinois (W 48–14)
Sept. 26: vs. Delaware (W 41–14)
Oct. 3: at Georgia Tech
Oct. 17: vs. Wake Forest
Oct. 24: vs. Virginia
Oct. 29: at Pittsburgh
Nov. 7: vs. Duke
Nov. 14: vs. Miami
Nov. 21: at Virginia Tech
Nov. 28: at N.C. State

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