|Georgia Tech Football Facts
- Georgia Tech first played football in 1892.
- The Yellow Jackets play at Bobby Dodd Stadium at historic Grant Field. Georgia Tech
has played at that location since 1905 and it is one of college football's oldest venues.
The stadium is name after former Tech head coach and athletic director Bobby Dodd.
The legendary figure coached the Ramblin' Wreck from 1945 to 1966 and engineered a
national championship for the school in 1952. Dodd coached 165 victories including a
school-record 31 straight wins in the early 1950s.
- The legendary John Heisman served as the Tech football coach for 16 seasons and
one of his 104 victories was the 222-0 annihilation of Cumberland. Heisman also
directed Georgia Tech first national championship season in 1917.
- Georgia Tech National Championship seasons: 1917, 1928, 1952, 1990.
- University Fight Songs you'll hear on gamedays include "Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia
Tech" and "Up With the White and Gold".
- While fans embrace the Yellow Jacket nickname, the school's athletic teams were
once referred to as the "Blacksmiths", the "Golden Tornado", the "Engineers", or the