Georgia Tech Practice Report - Day 6 (PM)

Georgia Tech held the second half of its 2-a-day practice today at 5:15 PM on Rose Bowl Field in front of a large crowd of GT faithful. However, those who showed up with hopes of seeing #21 display his amazing talents were probably let down to see the star wideout resting his sore knee on the beach.

Georgia Tech held the second half of its 2-a-day practice today at 5:15 PM on Rose Bowl Field in front of a large crowd of GT faithful. However, those who showed up with hopes of seeing #21 display his amazing talents were probably let down to see the star wideout resting his sore knee on the beach. GoJackets.com was in full force as several contributors were there to take in the action. Ryan Bass has put everything together for the practice report "evening edition".

Here is a portion for the practice report.

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1. Today's practice action really began in the last 10 minutes. After the following play, the mood of the practice changed and a buzz was all of a sudden in the air. The play that altered the tone of practice was a play that began around the 10 yard line. Mike Cox was the lead blocker and demolished the defensive back springing the back for a clear touchdown. While the offensive players (and fans) were cheering and gawking at the big hit, you look back and Mike is still on the ground and is screaming in pain. It got quiet quickly. The coaches moved all of the players over to another field so the trainers could tend to Mike. Cox was up on his feet later and icing his injury (upper body).

2. Now on the other field the intensity really picked up. The most memorable play was a brutal steamrolling by Darrell Robertson. With RBs Loyall Gause and Jamaal Evans out with minor injuries, 5'8" freshman walk-on Tyler Evans once again saw more playing time. He was trying to pass block on this particular play and Robo ran over him with such force it not only knocked Tyler straight on his back but Darrell's force caused him to roll over the young back and he essentially took himself out in the process. It was one of the more lopsided hits I've seen in a while. I have to give Evans some props for his toughness though. Soon after he was called to run a ball between the tackles and he didn't flinch or appear gun shy at all. He went in full speed and even made a nice gain out of it.


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