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

Tracking some Georgia Tech players by their new jersey numbers

Georgia Tech updated its football roster to include the jersey numbers for its freshman and two graduate transfers. 

Also, redshirt freshman quarterback Tobias Oliver switched from No. 18 to No. 8 and junior A-back Omahri Jarrett changed from No. 36 to No. 2.

The two graduate transfers on the roster are defensive back Malik Rivera (36) and long snapper Zach Roberts (67).

Here is the list of freshmen with their jersey numbers. 

4 James Graham, QB

11 Christian Malloy, AB/BB

14 Jaylon King,  DB

17 Jaylen Jackson, ATH

20 Tijai Whitley,  AB

21 Zamari Walton, DB

26 Dontae Smith, AB

28 Juanyeh Thomas, DB

42 Jordan Domineck, LB

44 Quez Jackson, LB

45 Charlie Thomas, LB/DB

48 Luke Johns, DL

52 Justice Dingle, LB

61 Michael Maye, OL

65 Austin Smith,  DL

69 Zakk Mckeehan, OL

71 Harrison Jump, OL

81 Malachi Carter, WR

87 Peje’ Harris,   WR

92 Quon Griffin,  DL

93 T.K. Chimedza, DL

Note: Quez Jackson, Charlie Thomas and T.K. Chimedza enrolled early and participated in spring practice.

Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall rushed for 1,146 yards and passed for 927 in 2017, accounting for 27 touchdowns. Tech B-back KirVonte Benson rushed for 1,053 yards in 2017, averaging 5.2 yards per rush. Tech A-back Qua Searcy had 40 touches on offense in 2017, gaining 347 yards (8.7 yards per play). Tech A-back Clinton Lynch had 31 touches on offense in 2017, gaining 252 yards (8.1 yards per play). Tech A-back Nathan Cottrell averaged 8.2 yards per rush in 2017, gaining 271 yards. Tech B-back Jer

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