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  • joined Jul 27, 2009
  • last login Jul 13, 2014
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I am the "old man" of the FTRS team. I saw GT lose to Johnny Majors in 1956 as a young boy. I almost never missed a home football game for the next 15 years. I eventually moved away from Atlanta for work reasons, then retired to eastern NC, where I sail and cycle when I am not watching sports on TV. I travel to the Triangle for games when Tech is playing Duke or UNC or NC State.

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User Blog

ACC-Big Ten Challenge

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When you live in eastern NC you accept the fact that ACC basketball has a 12-month season with the News & Observer.  Today there was a big story about the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.  With the addition...

Now that Iman is going to the NBA.

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Now that Iman is going to the NBA, would you prefer that we try to find another recruit/transfer to fill his roster slot, or use that spot for next season?  Kevin Ware is clearly not coming to Tech...

Hoops News: Iman is gone

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I was all set to post a long essay on our hoops chances for next year when I saw this.  It will now be necessary for BG to find someone to play the point next season.  Plus he is one player short...

Kevin Ware saga, 4.0

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So, he's not committed to to UCF after all.  Maybe it's uga or Lousiville.  Heck, maybe BG is recruiting him.  In any  case, I am glad we are not his favorite place right now.  I think he will be a...

Breakfast reading

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This time of year in NC, the freshest, ripest strawberries you will ever eat are piled high at our local produce vendor.  I grew up with the AJC Sports section and a bowl of cereal every morning. ...

Women's Sports at Tech

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There is an interesting story in the NY Times  today about how colleges manipulate their Title IX data to make female sports participation appear greater than it actually is.  My question for you...

The next game counts

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Enjoy this video from EA Sports NCAA Football 12: Georgia Tech Teaser Video (via EASPORTS)

Kevin Ware Update - Dogs dissed

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Well, the Kevin Ware saga ended yesterday.  After being interviewed by Rick Pitino and Mark Fox, Kevin signed with Central Florida.  My first thought was, Huh?  Then I realized playing time was the...

Slow Saturday

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The weather is awful in NC today and the Tech-WF game was rescheduled for tonight.  I am sitting inside listening to 40 kts of wind and taking a break from The Book Thief because my mind is still...

Spring Football

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When I worked in mid-town, one of my favorite springtime activities  took me to the GT campus to watch football practice.  Without a roster with names and numbers, I was never quite sure who was...

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New Hoops Recruits???

The AJC is full of interesting sports news tonight. I saw this and sat up in my fancy Windsor desk chair.  Is it possible we could get these two guys?  If so, this would change my expectations by a...

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Travis Leslie

is not returning to UGA.  Will this impact Iman's decision to stay in the draft?  They are very similar in both skills and size.  Lealie averaged 14.4 points and 7.2 rebounds a game as a junior...

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Jesse Outlar died today.

    I was a freshman in college and writing for The Signal at Georgia State when he and Charlie Roberts asked me to cover high school and college sports for The Atlanta Constitution.  I was...

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SB Nation Brand Survey

Is this the stupidest thing ever?

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The Future of GT Basketball

Will next season be any better than 2011? Looking ahead to 2011-12 with our current roster and the already signed rookies, I am not sure.  For certain, we will have more size, but will that...

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What is your proudest moment with GT?

What is the moment in your life when you were most proud to be part of the Georgia Tech family?  Here are some suggestions is tickle your thoughts:

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