Here are some paraphrased quotes from Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson’s first weekly press conference.
On the start:
I think we’ve got a good nucleus returning but we also have a lot of new guys. Be interesting to see how they react when we go out there.
On S.C. State:
They’ve got some really good individual players. They play well together as a team. I’m sure they are coming in with a mindset of coming in to get a win in Atlanta.
They’ve kind of dominated their conference for the last little bit.
On what the players look for when they watch film:
Most guys when they watch tape, they look at guys they play against. They try to figure that out. They’ve got some very good individual players.
Their quarterback is preseason player of the year. A guy on defense is the defensive preseason player of the year. They’ve got a lot of guys that have played.
They certainly have some guys who could play at Georgia Tech. There’s no doubt about that.
On the depth chart:
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