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Georgia Southern at Georgia Tech College Football Preview

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In week 3 the Georgia Southern Eagles 1-1 overall, will travel to Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 2-0 overall, on Saturday.

Georgia Southern blew out Savannah State 83-9 last week. The Eagles only threw 5 passes split between 2 quarterbacks all game, but completed 4 them for 120 yards and 2 touchdowns. Brandon Thomas and Ean Days were the two leading rushers with a combined 229 rushing yards and 3 TDs. In addition, 8 other players combined for 335 rushing yards and 7 TDs.

The Eagles defense allowed 295 yards and 9 points. In addition, they had 2 fumble recoveries and 1 interception.

Georgia Tech beat Tulane 38-21 last week. The Yellow Jackets did not pass the ball that much either with only 8 attempts completing 3 of them for only 15 yards and 1 interception. Zach Laskey lead the rushing game with 12 carries for 86 yards. In addition, 8 other players combined for 258 yards and 4 TDs.

Georgia Tech’s defense allowed 327 yards and 21 points last week. However, they had 3 interceptions.

Keys to Georgia Southern win

Georgia Southern must continue to pound the ball on the ground and pass when needed. The defense must stop the powerful rushing attack of Georgia Tech.

Keys to Georgia Tech win

Georgia Tech is similar to Georgia Southern on offense with a superbly talented rushing game. The Yellow Jackets must also stop the strong running game of Georgia Southern.

Key Injuries

Georgia Tech

Brady Swilling, Christopher Leggett, Isaiah Johnson, Jalen Johnson, Lynn Griffin, Michael Preddy, Nick Brigham, Roderick Tyler, Rusty Scott, Nick Menocal

Favorite

Georgia Tech -20

Conclusion

Georgia Tech should win comfortably on Saturday with a strong rushing attack and a defense that will shut the offense for Georgia Southern down.

About David Campbell

David makes his home in Guatemala and follows the worlds greatest games from there. David contributes on all leagues across the world and had over 25 years experience. He has covered 10 World Cups and will do so again this year in Brazil.

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