Pitt plays Georgia Tech on Saturday, and while Tech sports a 2-5 record (good for last in the Coastal division), they are plenty capable of giving Pitt a good tousle, and even knocking Pitt off if things break their way.
After all, The Jackets beat Miami on the road, just a week before Pitt lost to the Hurricanes at home.
Still, Tech is transitioning from a triple option offense to…something more modern. Everyone knows that this is going to be a multi-year project. Tech fans are invested in it, and in their coach. Geoff Collins is a hard nosed guy with Georgia roots and a (short) track record of success. Although to be fair, Collins took over a Temple program that had won 10 games back to back and went 7-6 and 8-4, but…he’s got a bowl win on his resume and that’s more than we can say for Pat Narduzzi.
The interesting thing about Collins is that it seems like the guy can recruit. He’s currently got the 22nd ranked class on Rivals for 2020. A lot of that is due to the fact that he’s already collected 22 verbals. There are only two four stars in that bunch, but the rest are all from Florida and Georgia so if his talent evaluation and player development are on point, Tech could be competitive (at least in the Coastal) in the next few years. Continue reading “Georgia Tech Preview”