One week after recording a 41-0 home victory against Alcorn State to open the season, Georgia Tech takes to the road for what should provide a much tougher test.
The Yellow Jackets will meet South Florida, a member of the American Athletic Conference, in another early-afternoon time slot. The Bulls are coached by Charlie Strong, who in his first season in Tampa led his team to an 11-2 record, and one of those losses was to Central Florida, which finished the season 13-0 and declared itself national champs.
Here is some important information regarding how to follow the action:
Time: Noon ET
Date: Saturday, Sept. 8
Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla.
Television: ABC will televise the game, and it will be shown in the Atlanta market on WSB Channel 2 Action News. Adam Amin is handling play-by-play. Rod Gilmore is the analyst, and Quint Kessenich is the sideline reporter.
Streaming: The game is available online at WatchESPN.com.
Local radio: The game will be broadcast on the Georgia Tech IMG Sports Network, heard in metro Atlanta on The Fan 680/93.7. Andy Demetra is handling play-by-play. Sean Bedford is the analyst, and Wiley Ballard is the sideline reporter.
Satellite radio: You can listen on Sirius/XM Channel 119/194.
Here are five other things you may want to know:
» Tech and South Florida will meet for the first time in football.
» South Florida played its first football game in 1997, 105 years after Tech played its first game.
» Tech played at Raymond James Stadium in December 2009, defeating Clemson in the ACC Championship game (which Tech had to vacate because of NCAA sanctions).
» The Yellow Jackets are 76-54 under coach Paul Johnson, who is in his 11th season on The Flats.
» South Florida opened its season a week ago with a 34-14 victory at home against Elon.