BYU vs. Georgia Tech - Week 7
PROVO, Utah--BYU football welcomes Georgia Tech to Provo Saturday for the 2013 Homecoming Game at 5 p.m. MDT.
The game will be broadcast live on ESPNU, with kickoff projected at 5:02 p.m.
The Countdown to Kickoff pregame show will begin at 4 p.m. MDT on BYUtv and BYUtvsports.com. Fans can also tune in to BYUtv and BYUtvsports.com for the live postgame show at the conclusion of the game. Radio coverage will begin at 3 p.m. MDT on the Cougar IMG Sports Network 1160 AM/102.7 FM and BYU Radio (SiriusXM channel 143).
Saturday's game is the sectional stripes game. Fans sitting in odd sections are asked to wear dark blue, and fans sitting in even sections or in ROC sections are asked to wear white.
Georgia Tech (3-2, 2-2 ACC) at BYU (3-2)
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 at 5:02 p.m. MDT
LaVell Edwards Stadium
BYU is 2-1 vs. Georgia Tech, after defeating the Yellow Jackets on the road last season. BYU won 41-17. BYU is 7-13 against ACC opponents, with the last victory coming vs. Georgia Tech.
Rushing: BYU is No. 13 nationally for average rushing yards with 277.8, while Georgia Tech is No. 7 with 300.
Total defense: Both Georgia Tech (20th) and BYU (24th) rank in the top 25 nationally in total defense.
Hoffman needs three touchdowns and six receptions to become the BYU all-time record holder in each of those categories. He needs three more 100-yard receiving games to become the BYU leader in that category.
BYU’s defense has nine players with 20 or more tackles in 2013, led by Uani ‘Unga’s 45. Kyle Van Noy has 33. Sixteen players have 10 or more tackles.
Kyle Van Noy has 23 career sacks, tied for second nationally among active players. The senior needs 11 more sacks this season to tie the career sack record at BYU (33). Van Noy was named back-to-back Independent Defensive Player of the Week for performances vs. MTSU and USU, and was named CFPA National Linebacker of the Week Monday.
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