Plates – The Georgia Tech football Oct. 1 game at Pitt will begin at 8 p.m. and be televised nationally on the ACC Network, the Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN announced Saturday night.
Saturday’s matchup at No. 24 Pitt will be the third time Georgia Tech has faced a nationally ranked opponent in five games this season. It also marks Tech’s first visit to Pittsburgh since 2018, as the Yellow Jackets and Panthers have squared off in Atlanta each of the past three seasons (the teams’ 2020 matchup, originally scheduled for Pittsburgh, was moved to Atlanta when the ACC schedule was adjusted due to the Covid-19 pandemic). .
The last time Georgia Tech faced a prime-time game nationally on the ACC Network, the Yellow Jackets beat No. 21/20 North Carolina 45-22 last season on Sept. 25 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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