Georgia Tech has shifted the dates of two of its 2021 non-conference games and added a game in 2023. All will be played at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
The Sept. 25 game against Northern Illinois has been moved to Sept. 4, the Saturday of the opening weekend, and the Kennesaw State game has been changed from Sept. 4 to Sept. 11.
Tech also contracted with Bowling Green to play Sept. 30, 2023, which is the fourth Saturday of the season. The athletic department made the announcement Wednesday.
Tech’s game against Northern Illinois will be its first against the Huskies. Likewise, the game against Kennesaw State will be the Yellow Jackets’ first against coach Brian Bohannon’s team.
The game against the Huskies will prove to be the only season opener that Tech plays against a team other than Clemson between 2019-22. Tech opened against the Tigers last season, will do so again Sept. 3 at home to start this season and will play the 2022 opener on Labor Day night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in a Chick-fil-A Kickoff game.
Tech previously played Bowling Green in 2018, a 63-17 win for the Jackets.
In 2021, Tech’s non-conference opponents will be Northern Illinois, Kennesaw State, Notre Dame and Georgia. All but the Notre Dame game, at South Bend, Ind., will be at Bobby Dodd Stadium. In 2023, Tech still needs a fourth non-conference opponent, likely against an FCS school. The other three are at Ole Miss and home against Bowling Green and Georgia.
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