|Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets|
|University||Georgia Institute of Technology|
|Athletics director||Dan Radakovich|
|Football stadium||Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field|
|Basketball arena||Alexander Memorial Coliseum|
|Mascot||Buzz & Ramblin' Wreck|
|Fight song||Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech & Up With the White & Gold|
|Colors||White and Old Gold|
The Yellow Jackets is the name used for all of the intercollegiate athletic teams that play for the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly known as Georgia Tech, or Tech, is a public, Coeducational Research university in The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC is a collegiate athletic league in the United States. Division I (or D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States Dan Radakovich is the Athletics Director at Georgia Tech. He has held that position since February 22 2006 beating out former Tech player and head coach Bill Curry The State of Georgia ( is a state in the United States and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field is the football stadium located at the corner of North Avenue NW at Techwood Drive NW on the campus of Georgia Institute The Alexander Memorial Coliseum (also nicknamed The Thrillerdome) is an indoor arena located in Atlanta Georgia. Buzz is one of the two official Mascots of the Georgia Institute of Technology. The Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech is the name of the official mascot of the student body at the Georgia Institute of Technology. I'm a Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech is the Fight song of the Georgia Institute of Technology, better known as Georgia Tech The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly known as Georgia Tech, or Tech, is a public, Coeducational Research university in The teams have also been nicknamed the Ramblin' Wreck, Engineers, Blacksmiths, and Golden Tornado. The Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech is the name of the official mascot of the student body at the Georgia Institute of Technology. There are 8 men's and 7 women's teams that compete in the NCAA Division I athletics and Division I-A football. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Division I (or D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States Division I (or D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States Georgia Tech is a member of the Coastal Division in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC is a collegiate athletic league in the United States.
The official school colors for Georgia Tech are old gold and white. School colors are the Colors chosen by a School to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification Old Gold is a dark Yellow, which varies from light olive or olive Brown to deep or strong yellow White is a Color, the perception which is evoked by Light that stimulates all three types of color sensitive Cone cells in the Human eye Navy blue is often used as a secondary color and for alternate jerseys while black has been used on rare occasion. A third jersey or alternate jersey is a sports team's alternate design for the previously established other two jerseys The traditional rival in all sports is in-state University of Georgia. A sports rivalry is intense competition between athletic teams or athletes The University of Georgia ( UGA) is a public research University located in Athens, Georgia, the oldest and largest of the This rivalry is often referred to as Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate. Clean Old-Fashioned Hate is the nickname given to the college rivalry between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Georgia Bulldogs There are also rivalries with out-of-state Auburn and conference foe Clemson. Auburn University ( AU or Auburn) is a State university located in Auburn, Alabama, U
The athletic department is run by the Georgia Tech Athletic Association, a private organization located on campus. The Georgia Tech Athletic Association is a non-profit organization responsible for maintaining the intercollegiate athletic program at Georgia Tech. The department dedicates about $53 million per year to its sports teams and facilities. Since 2005, the athletic director of Georgia Tech has been Dan Radakovich. Athletic director (commonly "athletics director" is a position at many American Colleges and universities, as well as in larger High schools Dan Radakovich is the Athletics Director at Georgia Tech. He has held that position since February 22 2006 beating out former Tech player and head coach Bill Curry  Most athletic teams have on-campus facilities for competition, including Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field for football, the Alexander Memorial Coliseum at Cremins' Court for men’s and women’s basketball, and Russ Chandler Stadium for baseball. Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field is the football stadium located at the corner of North Avenue NW at Techwood Drive NW on the campus of Georgia Institute American football, known in the United States and Canada simply as football, is a competitive Team sport known for mixing strategy with The Alexander Memorial Coliseum (also nicknamed The Thrillerdome) is an indoor arena located in Atlanta Georgia. Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m Russ Chandler Stadium is a college Baseball Stadium in Atlanta Georgia. Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each
Georgia Tech was a founding member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association in 1895. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, or SIAA was one of the first collegiate athletic conferences formed in the United States Year 1895 ( MDCCCXCV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Georgia Tech was one of the 14 schools that split to found the Southern Conference in 1921. The Southern Conference (or SoCon) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA 's Division I Year 1921 ( MCMXXI) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1921 calendar of the Gregorian calendar Thirteen schools including Georgia Tech split in 1932 to form the Southeastern Conference. Year 1932 ( MCMXXXII) was a Leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. The Southeastern Conference (SEC is a College Athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, which operates in the southeastern  The Yellow Jackets left the SEC in 1964 and remained independent until becoming a founding member of the Metro-6 Conference in 1975. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. The Metropolitan Intercollegiate Athletic Conference popularly known as the Metro Conference, was an NCAA Division I athletics conference so named because all of Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.  Georgia Tech moved to the ACC in 1978. The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC is a collegiate athletic league in the United States. Year 1978 ( MCMLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar) 
The football team is traditionally the most popular at the Institute. Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field is the football stadium located at the corner of North Avenue NW at Techwood Drive NW on the campus of Georgia Institute The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represents the Georgia Institute of Technology in collegiate level football. The 2006 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the College football season of 2006-2007. The 2007 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team will represent the Georgia Institute of Technology in the College football season of 2007-2008. The games are played at Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field or simply The Flats, which is the oldest on-campus stadium in division I-A football. Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field is the football stadium located at the corner of North Avenue NW at Techwood Drive NW on the campus of Georgia Institute The stadium was expanded in recent years, increasing the maximum capacity to 55,000.
Georgia Tech plays an Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division schedule in addition to yearly cross divisional games against Clemson and two other Atlantic Division teams. In addition, the team has a yearly out-of-conference meeting with Georgia at the end of the season known as Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate. Clean Old-Fashioned Hate is the nickname given to the college rivalry between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Georgia Bulldogs
The football team is in the top 20 winningest Division I-A programs and was the first team to win all four of the historical big four bowls - the Orange (1940), Sugar (1944), Cotton (1955) and Rose (1929). Georgia Tech has won four national titles in the years 1917 going 9-0 under John Heisman outscoring opponents 419-17, 1928 going 10-0 under William Alexander outscoring opponents 221-47, 1952 going 12-0 under Bobby Dodd outscoring opponents 325-59, and 1990 going 11-0-1 under Bobby Ross outscoring opponents 379-186. John William Heisman ( October 23, 1869 &ndash October 3, 1936) was a prominent American football player and College football William A Alexander was the third head football coach at Georgia Tech. Robert Lee ("Bobby" Dodd ( November 11, 1908 &ndash June 21, 1988) was an American College football coach Robert Joseph Ross (born December 23, 1936, Richmond Virginia) is a retired college and NFL football coach 
The Yellow Jackets have won a total of 15 conference titles. They won 5 SIAA titles in '16, '17, '18, '20, and '21; 3 Southern Conference titles in '22, '27, and '28; 5 SEC titles in '39, '43, '44, '51, '52, and the 1990 and 1998 ACC championships along with the 2006 ACC Coastal Division Championship. The team has played in 35 bowl games, posting a record of 22-13. The resulting win percentage of 0. 629 is currently the second-highest among teams with over 20 bowl appearances. 
The most recent head coach is former Dallas Cowboys head coach Chan Gailey. The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team in the Eastern Division of the National Football Conference (NFC in the National Thomas Chandler Gailey Jr (born January 5, 1952 in Gainesville Georgia) is a National Football League offensive coordinator for the Kansas In five seasons, Chan Gailey posted a 37-27 record, 5 straight bowl berths, and a 2-3 record in bowl games. Chan's 5 straight bowl appearances have the Jackets at 10 in a row overall, an active streak tied for 5th longest in the nation.  Chan Gailey was fired on Monday, November 26, 2007. Events 43 BC - The Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus ("Octavian" later "Caesar Augustus" Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. A nation-wide search for a new head coach then began, which was ended when highly-regarded Navy coach Paul Johnson was hired on December 9, 2007. The Navy Midshipmen football team represent the United States Naval Academy in NCAA Division I -A College football. Paul Johnson (born in Newland North Carolina) is the Head coach of football at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Events 536 - Byzantine General Belisarius enters Rome while the Ostrogothic garrison peacefully leaves the city Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. 
Three Jacket players were named to the ACC 50th Anniversary Team in 2002: Marco Coleman, OLB; Joe Hamilton, QB; and Ken Swilling, DB. Marco Darnell Coleman (born December 18, 1969 in Dayton, Ohio) is a former American football player Some notable and more recent Georgia Tech football players are three-time All-American Calvin Johnson, Keith Brooking, Joe Burns, Marco Coleman, Joe Hamilton, Tony Hollings, Dorsey Levens, and Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Calvin Johnson (born September 25 1985 in Tyrone Georgia) is an American football Wide receiver for the Detroit Lions of the National Keith Howard Brooking (born October 30 1975 Senoia Georgia) is a Linebacker who currently plays for the Atlanta Falcons. Joe Frank Burns (born September 15, 1979 in Thomasville Georgia) is an American football Running back in the National Football Marco Darnell Coleman (born December 18, 1969 in Dayton, Ohio) is a former American football player Joe Hamilton (born March 13, 1977) is a professional American football Quarterback most recently for the Orlando Predators Tony Terrell Hollings (born December 1, 1981 in Macon, Georgia) is an American football Running back in the NFL Hebert Dorsey Levens (born May 21 1970 in Syracuse New York) is a former American football Running back in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals are a professional American football team based in Glendale Arizona, just outside of Phoenix. Kenneth "Ken" Moore Whisenhunt (born February 28, 1962 in Augusta Georgia) is the American football Head coach of
Georgia Tech features a strong and popular basketball program. This is a list of every Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team quarterback and the years they participated on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket football Wikipedia_talkFeatured_lists#Proposed_change_to_all_featured_lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below --> This list of Georgia Institute See also 2006-07 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball team, 2007-08 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball team The Georgia The Alexander Memorial Coliseum (also nicknamed The Thrillerdome) is an indoor arena located in Atlanta Georgia. The team plays its home games in Alexander Memorial Coliseum, also known as the Thrillerdome. The Alexander Memorial Coliseum (also nicknamed The Thrillerdome) is an indoor arena located in Atlanta Georgia. Under the tenure of Bobby Cremins, Georgia Tech established itself as a national force in basketball. Bobby Cremins (born July 4, 1947) is the Head coach of the College of Charleston 's men's Basketball team, and former Head Bobby Cremins led his team to the first ACC tournament victory in school history in 1985, and in 1990 he took Georgia Tech to the school's first Final Four appearance ever. The NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship is a single elimination Tournament held each spring featuring 65 College basketball teams in the Cremins retired from Georgia Tech in 2000 with the school's best coaching win percentage.
Paul Hewitt is the current head coach for Georgia Tech. Paul Hewitt (born May 4, 1963 in Kingston, Jamaica) is an American college basketball coach at Georgia Tech. Helping revitalize a stagnant program in 2004, he led Georgia Tech to a Cinderella season as the school earned its second berth in a national title game in any sport. In American and Canadian Sports, a Cinderella or "Cinderella Story" refers to a team or player who advances much further in a That team won the Pre-Season NIT, ended Duke's 41 game home winning streak, and finished its season losing by 9 points in the national title game to Connecticut. The National Invitation Tournament (NIT is a men's college Basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The Connecticut Huskies, also known as the UConn Huskies, are the athletic teams of the University of Connecticut.
Some notable and more recent Georgia Tech basketball players are Javaris Crittenton, Thaddeus Young, Stephon Marbury, Kenny Anderson, Travis Best, Chris Bosh, Jarrett Jack, Mark Price, and John Salley. Javaris Cortez Crittenton (born December 31 1987 is an American professional Basketball player at Point guard for the NBA 's Memphis Grizzlies Thaddeus Charles Young (born June 21 1988) is an American professional Basketball player Stephon Xavier Marbury (born February 20, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York) nicknamed Starbury, is an American professional Kenneth (Kenny Anderson (born October 9, 1970 in Queens, New York) is an American Basketball player Travis Eric Best (born July 12, 1972 in Springfield Massachusetts) is an AmericanIs a retired american professional basketball player Christopher Wesson Bosh (born March 24 1984 is an American professional Basketball player in the National Basketball Association who plays for the Toronto Jarrett Matthew Jack (born October 28, 1983 in Fort Washington, Maryland) is a Basketball player for the NBA 's William Mark Price (born February 15 1964 in Bartlesville Oklahoma) is a retired American Basketball player who played for 12 John Thomas "Spider" Salley (born May 16 1964 is a retired American professional Basketball player in the NBA, actor and Talk show
Baseball is a very successful sport at Georgia Tech. The 2006-07 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball team went 20-12 (8-9 ACC Russ Chandler Stadium is a college Baseball Stadium in Atlanta Georgia. The baseball team makes its home at Russ Chandler Stadium and is one of the premier baseball teams in the NCAA. Russ Chandler Stadium is a college Baseball Stadium in Atlanta Georgia. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Georgia Tech baseball is notable for its high-scoring offenses and stout defenses.
The team's success is guided by head coach Danny Hall. Danny Hall (born November 27 1954 is the current head baseball coach of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Danny Hall has coached Tech for 13 seasons and has posted 579 wins over that span. He has led Georgia Tech to 12 years of NCAA regional play and its only three College World Series appearances in 1994, 2002, and 2006. The College World Series or CWS is a Baseball Tournament held in Omaha Nebraska that is the culmination of the NCAA Division I Baseball
The baseball team, under Hall, has become an annual contender for the ACC regular season and tournament titles winning each four and three times respectively.
Some notable and more recent Georgia Tech baseball players are Kevin Brown, Nomar Garciaparra, Matt Murton, Jay Payton, Mark Teixeira, and Jason Varitek. Kevin Brown may refer to Kevin Brown (Runningback (b 1970 for the Miami Hurricanes Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens Kevin Brown (right-handed Anthony Nomar Garciaparra (ˈnoʊ̪mɑɹ ɡɑɹˈsiəˌpɑɹə born July 23 1973 in) is an American Baseball player who currently plays shortstop for the Los Angeles Matthew Henry Murton (born October 3, 1981 in Fort Lauderdale Florida) is a Major League Baseball Outfielder for the Oakland Jason Lee "Jay" Payton (born November 22 1972 in Zanesville Ohio) is an Outfielder in Major League Baseball, who currently Mark Charles "Tex" Teixeira (tʰɛˈʃɛɹə born April 11, 1980 in Annapolis Maryland) is a Major League Baseball player with the Jason Andrew Varitek (ˈvɛɹɨˌtɛk born April 11 1972 in) is an American Baseball player  Jason Varitek's number 33 is the only number retired at Georgia Tech.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's golf team is one of the most consistent Yellow Jacket teams. The men's golf team has made the NCAA Championship round nine straight years under twelfth-year head coach Bruce Heppler. In 2005, the program was rated by Golf Magazine as the #1 collegiate golf program in the country.
Some notable and more recent Georgia Tech golfers are David Duval and Stewart Cink. Background and career Amateur career Duval was born in Jacksonville, Florida. Professional wins (12 PGA Tour wins (5 Nationwide Tour wins (3 1996 NIKE Ozarks Open, NIKE Colorado Classic, The most famous alumni of the golf program however remains legendary amateur Bobby Jones, winner of the Grand Slam in 1930 and the founder of Augusta National. Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr (March 17 1902 &ndash December 18 1971 was one of the greatest Golfers to compete on a national and international level Augusta National Golf Club, located in the American city of Augusta Georgia, is one of the most storied and exclusive golf clubs in the world
Georgia Tech Women's Volleyball is one of the newer additions to Georgia Tech's athletic department, having only been started in the past twenty years. Despite the program's youth, it has been a dominant force in the ACC.
Bond Shymansky, in four seasons, has shaped Georgia Tech volleyball into a powerful, perennial ACC title contender and NCAA tournament qualifier. Tech has been in the NCAA tournament three out of the past four years and has set several school records for victories in a season, consecutive ACC victories, and consecutive victories.
Georgia Tech has both men's and women's tennis teams. The 2006-07 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets tennis team represented the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the college Tennis season of 2006-07. Tennis is a sport played between two players ( singles) or between two teams of two players each ( doubles) The women's tennis team became the first NCAA National Champion in Georgia Tech team sports history by winning 4-2 over UCLA in Athens, Georgia on May 22, 2007. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations The University of California Los Angeles (generally known as UCLA) is a public research university located in Westwood Los Angeles, California, United Events 334 BC - The Greek army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.  The 2007 National Championship team was coached by Bryan Shelton. The NCAA Women's Tennis Championship is the National Collegiate Athletic Association 's tennis tournament to determine the Team Championships Singles Championships and Doubles Bryan Shelton (born December 22, 1965 in Huntsville Alabama) is a former Tennis player from the United States who played collegiately Women's tennis has won the last three consecutive ACC titles as well. 
The men's team has won six conference titles since 1918 (one in the SIAA, two in the SoConn, and three in the SEC). The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, or SIAA was one of the first collegiate athletic conferences formed in the United States The Southern Conference (or SoCon) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA 's Division I The Southeastern Conference (SEC is a College Athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, which operates in the southeastern The men's tennis team is currently coached by Kenny Thorne. 
Georgia Tech also fields women's basketball, softball, men and women's track & field, men and women's swimming & diving, men and women's cross country, and assorted club sports. Glenn Field is the home field for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets fast pitch Softball team located in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia. Softball is a team Sport popular especially in the United States. Swimming is the movement by humans or animals through Water, usually without artificial assistance Diving off a deck into the Great South Bay of Long Islandjpg|thumb|A man dives into the Great South Bay of Long Island. Cross Country running is a Sport of running Compete to complete a course over open or rough terrain faster than other teams
The non-NCAA sanctioned club sports include but are not limited to crew, cricket, cycling, equestrian, fencing, field hockey, gymnastics, ice hockey, kayaking, lacrosse, paintball, roller hockey, rowing, rugby, sailing, skydiving, triathlon, ultimate, water polo, and wrestling. A crew comprises a body or a class of people who work at a common activity generally in a structured or hierarchical organization Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries Cycling is the use of Bicycles or - less commonly - Unicycles Tricycles Quadricycles and other similar wheeled Human powered vehicles For the Roman class see Equestrian (Roman Equestrianism refers to the skill of riding or driving Horses This broad description Fencing is the art of armed Combat involving Cutting, Stabbing, or slapping bludgeoning Weapons directly manipulated by hand Field hockey is a Team sport in which players attempt to score goals by hitting the Ball across the pitch with a stick Gymnastics is a Sport involving performance of exercises requiring physical strength agility and coordination Ice hockey, often referred to simply as hockey, is a team Sport played on Ice. Kayaking is the use of a Kayak for moving across water Kayaking is generally differentiated from Canoeing by the sitting position of the paddler and the number of Lacrosse is a full contact Team sport played using a solid rubber ball and long handled racket called a crosse or Lacrosse stick. Paintball is a sport in which players eliminate opponents from play by hitting them with dye-filled breakable oil and gelatin paintballs usually shot from a carbon dioxide or compressed-gas Roller hockey is a form of Hockey played on a dry surface using skates with wheels GB coxless pair of Toby Garbett & Rick Dunn at Henley Royal Regatta 2004 Rugby football (usually just " rugby " may refer to a number of sports through history descended from a common form of Football developed at Rugby School Sailing is the art of controlling a Sailing vessel. By changing the Rigging, Rudder and dagger or centre board a Sailor manages the force Parachuting, also known as skydiving is where a person jumps from enough height so that he can deploy a fabric Parachute and land safely A triathlon is an endurance sports event consisting of Swimming, cycling and Running over various distances Water polo is a team water sport A team consists of six field players and one Goalkeeper. Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two people in which each wrestler strives to get an advantage over or control of the opponent
Costumed in plush to look like a yellow jacket, the official mascot of Georgia Tech is Buzz. Numerous Georgia Tech legends and traditions have been established since the school's opening in 1888 Buzz is one of the two official Mascots of the Georgia Institute of Technology. The Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech is the name of the official mascot of the student body at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Plush (from French fr ''peluche'' is a Textile having a cut nap or pile the same as Fustian or Velvet. Yellowjacket or yellow-jacket is the Common name in North America for predatory Wasps of the genera Vespula and The term mascot – defined as a term for any person animal or object thought to bring Luck – colloquially includes anything used to represent a group with a common Buzz is one of the two official Mascots of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Buzz enters the football games at the sound of swarming yellow jackets and proceeds to do a flip on the fifty yard line GT logo. He then bull rushes the goal post and has been known to knock it out of alignment before football games. Buzz is also notorious for crowd surfing and general light-hearted trickery amongst Tech and rival fans.
The Ramblin' Wreck was the first official mascot of Georgia Tech. The Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech is the name of the official mascot of the student body at the Georgia Institute of Technology. It is a 1930 Ford Model A Sports Coupe. The Wreck has led the football team onto the field every home game since 1961. The Wreck features a gold and white paint job, two gold flags emblazoned with the words "To Hell With Georgia" and "Give 'Em Hell Tech", and a white soft top. The Wreck is maintained by the Ramblin' Reck Club, a selective student leadership organization on campus.
The Ramblin' Reck Club is charged with upholding all school traditions and creating new traditions such as the SWARM. The SWARM is a 900 member strong spirit group seated along the north end zone or on the court at basketball games. This is the group that typically features body painting, organized chants, and general fanaticism. Body painting, or sometimes bodypainting, is a form of Body art, considered by some as the most ancient form of art Chant (from Old French chanter) is the Rhythmic speaking or Singing of Words or Sounds often primarily on one or two Fanaticism is an Emotion of being filled with excessive uncritical Zeal, particularly for an extreme religious or political cause or in
The marching band that performs at halftime and after big plays during the football season is clad in all white and sits next to SWARM at football games providing a dichotomy of white and gold in the North End Zone. The band is also the primary student organization on campus that upholds the tradition of RAT caps, wherein band freshman wear the traditional yellow cap at all band events.
The band plays the fight songs Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech and Up With the White and Gold after every football score and between every basketball period. I'm a Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech is the Fight song of the Georgia Institute of Technology, better known as Georgia Tech Numerous Georgia Tech legends and traditions have been established since the school's opening in 1888 At the end of a rendition of either fight song, there is a series of drum beats followed by the cheer "Go Jackets" three times (each time followed by a second cheer of "bust their ass"), then a different drum beat and the cheer "Fight, Win, Drink, Get Naked!" The official cheer only includes "Fight, Win" but all present other than the band and cheerleaders will yell the extended version.
It is also tradition for the band to play the "When You Say Budweiser" after the third quarter of football and during the second-to-last official timeout of every basketball game. Here Comes the King is a well-known advertising Jingle written for Budweiser, the flagship brand of the Anheuser-Busch brewery and whose slogan is "The During the "Budweiser Song", all of the fans in the stadium alternate bending their knees and standing up straight. Here Comes the King is a well-known advertising Jingle written for Budweiser, the flagship brand of the Anheuser-Busch brewery and whose slogan is "The Other notable band songs are Michael Jackson's Thriller for half-time at the Thrillerdome, Ludacris' Move Bitch for large gains in football,Outkast's Hey Ya! during television timeouts and occasionally Zombie Nation's "Kernkraft 400". Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29 1958 is an American musician entertainer and businessman " Thriller " is an early 1984 hit single recorded by Michael Jackson for the Epic label The Alexander Memorial Coliseum (also nicknamed The Thrillerdome) is an indoor arena located in Atlanta Georgia. Outkast (typeset as OutKast) is a Grammy Award -winning American hip hop duo based out of East Point Georgia, a city " Hey Ya! " is a hip hop song written and produced by André 3000 for his 2003 album The Love Below, part of OutKast 's Double Zombie Nation is a German techno and electro project of the Munich based DJ and producer Florian Senfter (a
Another popular chant is called the Good Word and it begins with asking, "What's the Good Word?" The response from all Tech faithful is, "To Hell With Georgia. " The same question is asked three times and then the followup is asked, "How 'bout them dogs?" And everyone yells, "Piss on 'em. "