2014 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Season Win Total NCAA Football Picks
by Robert Ferringo - 7/12/2014
2013 Record: 7-6
2014 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 6.5*
2014 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Over'
Odds courtesy of 5Dimes.
This is a bit of a do-or-die season for embattled head coach Paul Johnson. Tech fans and boosters have had enough of Johnson's option attack and stagnate results over the past four seasons (28-25 overall) have him on the hot seat. The transfer of starting quarterback Vad Lee certainly didn't help.
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Like the rest of the teams in the ACC Coastal, Tech benefits from the fact that there isn't a dominant team in this division. However, the Jackets have to travel to Blacksburg and they also close the year with games against Clemson and Georgia.
If the Jackets can split four games against Virginia Tech, Miami, Duke and North Carolina they should be 5-2 with some favorable matchups in November ahead. Of course, if they go 1-3 or even 0-4 during that stretch then Johnson is a candidate for a mid-season firing. And even if he isn't axed during the year both players and assistant coaches will start looking to jump ship.
Still, Johnson is crafty. He has a defense that finished in the Top 30 in scoring and total yards and welcomes back seven starters. And a host of skill players on offense can help smooth over some new quarterback issues.
I think Georgia Tech will find a way to win seven and perhaps even eight games. Whether or not that will be enough to save Johnson is another matter. Play 'over'.
2014 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule
Sat, Aug 30th, 2014 Wofford 12:30 PM Bobby Dodd Stadium At Historic
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 at Tulane 04:00 PM Yulman Stadium
Sat, Sep 13th, 2014 Ga Southern 12:00 PM Bobby Dodd Stadium At Historic
Sat, Sep 20th, 2014 at Virginia Tech TBA Lane Stadium/Worsham Field
Sat, Oct 4th, 2014 Miami-Florida TBA Bobby Dodd Stadium At Historic
Sat, Oct 11th, 2014 Duke TBA Bobby Dodd Stadium At Historic
Sat, Oct 18th, 2014 at North Carolina TBA Kenan Stadium
Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 at Pittsburgh TBA Heinz Field
Sat, Nov 1st, 2014 Virginia TBA Bobby Dodd Stadium At Historic
Sat, Nov 8th, 2014 at NC State TBA Carter-Finley Stadium
Sat, Nov 15th, 2014 Clemson TBA Bobby Dodd Stadium At Historic
Sat, Nov 29th, 2014 at Georgia TBA Sanford Stadium
All Times EST
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