Georgia Tech has won four of its past five games and clings to a chance to win the ACC’s Coastal Division title, making the game against Miami another critical one for the Yellow Jackets.
By the time Tech (5-4, 3-3 ACC) kicks off against Miami (5-4, 2-3), or shortly after, the Jackets may know that they must win to avoid elimination in the race for the division.
Pittsburgh leads the division with a 4-1 ACC record. If the Panthers defeat Virginia Tech in a game with a 3:30 p.m. kickoff, a Jackets loss would end their chances of playing for the ACC title in Charlotte on Dec. 1.
Yet, if Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech win tomorrow, four Coastal teams would have four ACC victories: Pitt, Virginia, and the two Techs.
Here is some important information regarding how to follow the action:
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Date: Saturday, Nov. 10
Location: Bobby Dodd Stadium, Atlanta
Television: ESPN2 will televise the game. Clay Matvick is handling play-by-play. Dan Orlovsky is the analyst, and Paul Carcaterra is the sideline reporter.
Streaming: The game is available online at WatchESPN.com.
Local radio: The game will be broadcast on the Georgia Tech IMG Sports Network, heard in metro Atlanta on The Fan 680/93.7. Andy Demetra is handling play-by-play. Sean Bedford is the analyst, and Wiley Ballard is the sideline reporter.
Satellite radio: You can listen on Sirius XM Radio Channel 125/203.
Here are five other things you may want to know:
» With a victory, Tech reaches its sixth win and becomes eligible for a bowl game. A bowl appearance would be Tech’s 20th in 22 seasons after missing a bowl in 2015 and 2017.
» The Jackets have forced 20 turnovers this season, which ranks eighth in the country. The number of forced turnovers already is twice what the Jackets forced last season.
» Tech’s leading rusher is backup quarterback Tobias Oliver. He has rushed for 780 yards on 132 carries. That puts him 72 yards ahead of Miami’s leading rusher, Travis Homer.
» Miami leads the series against Tech 12-11, and the Hurricanes have won the past three and eight of the past nine.
» Jackets coach Paul Johnson is 2-8 against the Hurricanes. Miami coach Mark Richt is 15-2 against Tech. He is 2-0 as Miami’s coach and was 13-2 against the Jackets when he was head coach at Georgia from 2001-15.