Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas will play his final game as a Yellow Jacket in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky: Time, TV channel, how to watch, listen

Looking to finish the season with a four-game win streak, Georgia Tech will face Kentucky in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Saturday morning from EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla.

Four Yellow Jackets hail from Jacksonville, and several others are from a stretch near I-95 from Savannah to Daytona Beach. 

Given that Tech is scheduled to open next season against Tennessee on Labor Day night in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, this would be the middle game of three consecutive against SEC East opponents, a streak that began with the Jackets’ 28-27 road win against Georgia on Nov. 26.

The game will mark the end of a career for Justin Thomas, one of the finer quarterbacks ever to play for Tech, and a chance at nine victories is on the line. Tech has won nine or more games in three of coach Paul Johnson’s eight previous seasons.

Here are three TV-related questions, if that’s how you’ll take in Saturday’s game, and information if you need to listen to the game on the radio:

What time is the Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky game?

Time: 11 a.m. ET

Date: Saturday, Dec. 31

Location: EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Fla.

What TV channel is showing the game?

ESPN will televise the game. Also, the game is available online on

Who is calling the game for ESPN?

Mark Jones is handling play-by-play. Rod Gilmore is the analyst, and Quint Kessenich is the sideline reporter.

What about radio?

You can listen on Sirius/XM Channel 201/83. In-state you can listen on the Georgia Tech radio network. Visit for the list. (

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