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Georgia Tech Vs. Virginia Tech 2012: Game Time, TV Schedule, Odds And More

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets begin their season with one of their toughest games, as they travel to Blacksburg to play perennial ACC title contender Virginia Tech on Labor Day.

The game, scheduled for 8:00 p.m. EST, will be on ESPN, a rare primetime national TV appearance for Paul Johnson's squad.

The Yellow Jackets will be coming in as significant underdogs, as least according to Vegas. They are getting +7.5 points against the Hokies with an over/under of 49 points.

While they have lost three of their last four games to Frank Beamer's squad, the opening day game will give them an opportunity to get out to an early lead in ACC play. And if they lose, they would still have plenty of time to make up ground over the course of the season.

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 as 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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