Geoff Collins was born April 10, 1971 in Atlanta. Georgia Tech hired Collins as head football coach Dec. 7, 2018. Collins played at Western Carolina from 1989-92. Collins was on Georgia Tech's staff from 1999-2001 and 2006. Collins was head coach at Temple in the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Temple compiled a 15-10 record in those seasons. Collins became the first Temple coach to win 15 games in his first two seasons. In his first season, Temple went to a bowl for the first time in six years. Known as a strong

Georgia Tech-South Florida among early ACC Network games

The TV time was announced Wednesday for Georgia Tech’s second game of the coming football season, to be played Sept. 7 at Bobby Dodd Stadium against South Florida. 

The soon-to-be-launched ACC Network will televise the Yellow Jackets’ matchup against the Bulls as one of 14 games on the network over the first three weeks of the season. Tech will seek to offset last season’s loss to South Florida, 49-38 in Tampa. 

Tech’s season opener against Clemson (on Aug. 29) previously was announced as the inaugural game on the network, which is scheduled to launch Aug. 22.  

Here are the games scheduled for the ACC Network: 

Week 1
Thursday, Aug. 29
8 p.m., Georgia Tech at Clemson
Friday, Aug. 30
8 p.m., Utah State at Wake Forest
Saturday, Aug. 31 
Noon, East Carolina at NC State
4 p.m., Virginia Tech at Boston College
7:30 p.m., Virginia at Pitt 
Week 2 
Friday, Sept. 6
8 p.m., William & Mary at Virginia 
Saturday, Sept. 7
11 a.m., Ohio at Pitt
2 p.m., South Florida at Georgia Tech
5 p.m., Louisiana-Monroe at Florida State
8 p.m., Miami at North Carolina 
Week 3
Friday, Sept. 13
7:30 p.m., Kansas at Boston College 
Saturday, Sept. 14
Noon, Furman at Virginia Tech
4 p.m., Bethune-Cookman at Miami
7:30 p.m., Florida State at Virginia 
Tech’s full schedule for 2019: 
Aug. 29 (Thu.) at Clemson, 8 p.m.
Sept. 7 vs. South Florida, 2 p.m.
Sept. 14 vs. The Citadel
Sept. 21 BYE 
Sept. 28 at Temple
Oct. 5 vs. North Carolina
Oct. 12 at Duke
Oct. 19 at Miami
Oct. 26 BYE 
Nov. 2 vs. Pitt
Nov. 9 at Virginia
Nov. 16 Virginia Tech
Nov. 21 (Thu.) vs. N.C. State
Nov. 30 vs. Georgia

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