Originally created 10/10/00

Georgia Tech notebook



A look at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-2, 1-2 ACC) four days before they play host to Wake Forest (0-5, 0-3) on Saturday(noon, Jefferson Pilot):

Latest news:

Struggling Wake Forest visits Georgia Tech, which hasn't played since beating North Carolina 42-28 on Sept. 30.

Injuries:

None

Key stat:

Georgia Tech's Joe Burns is averaging 76 yards per game rushing.

Analysis:

Last year, Wake Forest wrecked a promising Georgia Tech season, handing the Jackets a third straight loss with a 26-23 victory in Winston-Salem, N.C. Georgia Tech will be looking for payback Saturday.

Quote:

"I think the open date came at a good time. We've been going at it since Aug. 1 with that early game." -- Georgia Tech coach George O' Leary, on Georgia Tech's open date last week.

-- Tim Morse