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Georgia Tech Vs. Virginia Tech: Jabari Hunt-Days Earns First Start

Linebacker Jabari Hunt-Days will make his first start against the Virginia Tech Hokies on Sept. 3. The redshirt freshman will be taking the place of linebacker Daniel Drummond, who is suspended for the first one-and-a-half games. Hunt-Days spoke with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the opportunity.

It's a great opportunity, but ultimately, it's just a team effort. That's my thoughts.

Hunt-Days has six practices to prepare for his first start. He will be the first Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets freshman to start since guard Will Jackson in 2010. The last defensive player to start as a freshman was linebacker Kyle Jackson in 2008.

The game between Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech will kick off at 8 p.m. on Labor Day on ESPN.

For updates on the game, stay tuned to SB Nation Atlanta. For more in-depth coverage on the upcoming game, visit Georgia Tech blog From The Rumble Seat as well at Virginia Tech blog Gobbler Country. For more news and notes from around NCAA football, head over to SB Nation's college football hub.

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