If last year was supposed to be a messy transition period, and the team went 9-4, what does that make this year?
By all accounts, 2008 was expected to be an awkward season for the Yellow Jackets. The coaching staff was new. The system on both sides of the ball was new. And there were divots just about everywhere on the depth chart, including special teams. It all added up to a rebuilding year, yet Tech went 9-4, stayed in the Coastal Division hunt all season, and snapped a seven-year skid versus Georgia. In all, it was a banner debut for head coach Paul Johnson, ratcheting up expectations for the 2009 season.
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