On this day: Virginia Tech borrowed Georgia Tech’s uniforms in Jerseygate game

Credit: Rich Addicks

Credit: Rich Addicks

On Nov. 1, 2007, Virginia Tech traveled to play Georgia Tech at Bobby Dodd Stadium, but there was a problem— a few Hokies' jerseys went missing.

Even though the teams were ACC rivals, the Yellow Jackets let the Hokies borrow a few white jerseys with handwritten name plates on the back.

The Hokies with borrowed jerseys also marked out "Georgia Tech"on the front with a black marker.

Georgia Tech wore gold during the game.

Among the players who wore Georgia Tech jersey's in the game were defensive backs Kam Chancellor and Brandon Flowers and quarterbacks Mike Glennon and Tyrod Taylor.

Interesting times...

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According to a report by Savannah Morning News at the time of the incident, Virginia Tech flew in replacement jerseys on a private plane before kickoff. Chancellor and Flowers changed into the replacement jerseys during first half, but the team was unable to find replacements for Glennon and Taylor.

Virginia Tech won the Jerseygate game 27-3.