THI Football Central: Georgia Tech

John Gwaltney, TarHeelIllustrated.com
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GAME DAY INFORMATION

LINE: Georgia Tech -9.5

DATE: Saturday, September 30, 2017

WHERE: Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field (55,000); Atlanta, Georgia

TIME/TV: Noon/ESPN2

LIVE AUDIO: GoHeelsTV (FREE); TuneIn Channel (FREE); SIRIUS (112) XM (193) SIRIUSXM Online (955)

YAHOO! GAME PAGE: North Carolina vs. Georgia Tech

GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS

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SERIES vs. UNC: Georgia Tech leads the all-time series with UNC, 28-21-3. Carolina has won the last three meetings against the Yellow Jackets.

LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia

ENROLLMENT: 25,000

COLORS: Old Gold & White

STADIUM (cap.): Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field (55,000)

SURFACE: Natural Grass

CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)

HEAD COACH: Paul Johnson (72-49 at GT, 179-88 Overall)

LAST TIME OUT: GEORGIA TECH 35, PITT 17

STATISTICAL BREAKDOWN

NORTH CAROLINA - GEORGIA TECH STATISTICAL LEADERS

NORTH CAROLINA

GEORGIA TECH

PASSING LEADER

Chazz Surratt

63-98 passing, 847 yards, 5 TD, 1 INT

TaQuon Marshall

14-23 passing, 280 yards, 3 TD

RUSHING LEADER

Jordan Brown

46 carries, 228 yards, 2 TD

TaQuon Marshall

75 carries, 386 yards, 2 TD

RECEIVING LEADER

Austin Proehl (OUT)

16 receptions, 270 yards, 1 TD

Ricky Jeune

6 receptions, 134 yards, 2 TD

As of September 23, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA - GEORGIA TECH TEAM STATISTICS

NORTH CAROLINA

GEORGIA TECH

RECORD

1-3 (0-2 ACC)

2-1 (1-0 ACC)

RANKING

AP Poll: NR

Coaches Poll: NR

FPI: #39

Sagarin: #50

AP Poll: NR
Coaches Poll: NR

FPI: #31

Sagarin: #26

POINTS PER GAME

33.8

37.7

POINTS ALLOWED PER GAME

33.0

23.0

RUSHING YARDS PER GAME

151.5

393.7

RUSHING YARDS ALLOWED PER GAME

176.5

100.3

PASSING YARDS PER GAME

280.8

93.3

PASSING YARDS ALLOWED PER GAME

293.0

164.0

TOTAL YARDS PER GAME

432.3

487.0

TOTAL YARDS ALLOWED PER GAME

469.5

264.3

As of September 23, 2017

NEXT UP: HERE COMES THE FIGHTING IRISH

North Carolina returns to Kenan Stadium on October 7 (3:30pm) to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (3-1) . Notre Dame host Miami (OH) this coming Saturday at 5:00 pm on NBCSN.

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