Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets: A Case Study

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On any given Saturday, thousands of football fans in the state of Georgia, come to show their support for their college team. It might be the Georgia Southern Eagles or the University of West Georgia Wolves. It could be the newest programs at Georgia State University or Kennesaw State. No matter which team you support here in Georgia, there can be no bigger rivalry than the University of Georgia and Georgia Institute of Technology. This rivalry is over a hundred years old and is better known as “Clean Old Fashioned Hate.” The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are a member of the ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference). “They started playing football in 1892, and there stadium is the oldest stadium that is still being played on today. (Bowers, Matt)” Georgia Tech’s football field is called Bobby Dodd Stadium. There fight song is “Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech. They have had 4 Division 1-A national championships (1917, 1928, 1952, and 1990). “They also have had…show more content…
Georgia has 2 national championships, and Georgia Tech has 4. UGA was the 1st state charter School in USA in 1/27/85, and GA Tech became one in 10/13/1985. These two schools are separated by 70 miles from football field to football field. Georgia Tech’s longest win streak vs. UGA is 8 (1994-1956) and UGA’s longest steak vs. Georgia Tech is 7 (1991-97 and 2001-07). When the weather begins to change from summer to fall, you can bet in the state of Georgia football is on everyone’s mind. It doesn’t matter if you root for a small college like Kennesaw state or a larger college like Georgia Southern. When it gets cooler for Thanksgiving football fans begin talking about who will win the right to shout, “We’re the best in the state Georgia.” The only way to answer that is to watch a “Good Old Fashion Hate” match between the Georgia Bulldogs and The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. GO DAWGS! Sic’em WOOF WOOF
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