Georgia Tech linebacker Victor Alexander led the Yellow Jackets in tackles in 2017, with 60, and had two sacks. Tech linebacker Brant Mitchell recorded 51 total tackles in 2017, the second most among players returning for 2018. Tech linebacker Bruce Jordan-Swilling recorded 34 tackles as a freshman in 2017. Tech defensive end Anree Saint-Amour ranked second in sacks (2.5) and tackles for loss (5.5) in 2017. Tech defensive lineman Desmond Branch produced 3.5 tackles for loss in 2017, the third most on the

Georgia Tech’s 15th commit is D’Quan Douse of Savannah

Georgia Tech picked up yet another commitment Thursday, as defensive end D’Quan Douse of Calvary Day School in Savannah accepted a scholarship offer. Douse made the announcement from his Twitter account. Tech’s class now stands at 15.

Douse is the fifth prospect to commit to joining the Yellow Jackets’ 2019 signing class in the past three days. Listed at 6-foot-3 and 242 pounds, Douse is a three-star prospect ranked the No. 168 player in the state of Georgia (247Sports Composite). Other reported offers include Kentucky, Central Florida, South Florida, Tulane and Navy. Douse has also performed well enough in the classroom to have also earned scholarship offers from Ivy League schools.

Douse was recruited by A-backs coach Lamar Owens.

Douse is the first defensive end to join the class.

Georgia Tech football coach Paul Johnson was born Aug. 20, 1957, in Newland, North Carolina. Johnson was hired and introduced Dec. 7, 2007 as Tech's 12th football coach, beginning with John Heisman in 1904. Tech defeated Jacksonville State 41-14 on Aug. 28, 2008, in Johnson's debut as Yellow Jackets coach. Johnson's Georgia Southern teams won Division I-AA (now FCS) national championships in 1999 and 2000. Johnson coached six seasons at Navy and was 43-19 over the final five, after a 2-10 first season. Jo
A Georgia Tech linebacker, Bruce Jordan-Swilling was born Sept. 22, 1997. He graduated from Brother Martin High School in New Orleans. Jordan-Swilling's dad is Pat Swilling, a former Georgia Tech linebacker and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. Jordan-Swilling will be a sophomore in the 2018 season and is leading the competition to start at one of the two inside linebacker positions. Jordan-Swilling's brother, Tre, is a redshirt freshman defensive back for the Yellow Jackets. Jordan-Swilling

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