Quick post to let you know Georgia Tech has taken the field for its first practice. Players are wearing jerseys, shorts and helmets, per NCAA rules regarding acclimatization. They can put on shoulder pads after two days of practices and full pads on the fifth day.
Offensive linemen Catlin Alford and Phil Smith were among the first to arrive at the Rose Bowl field for the 3 p.m. practice. I didn’t see quarterbacks Tevin Washington or Synjyn Days, which leads me to suspect they got there even earlier.
We’ll have more after coach Paul Johnson speaks with media after practice ends around 5 p.m. (Practice is closed to media and the general public.)