When Georgia Tech was hit with NCAA sanctions two weeks ago, I thought the penalties were a little excessive. As it turns out, the Rambling Wreck felt the same way. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Georgia Tech will appeal the vacated ACC title along with other infractions;
On Thursday, the school notified the NCAA that it will appeal the July 14 ruling that stripped the school of its 2009 ACC football title. It will also appeal findings that it failed to cooperate and failed to meet obligations and conditions of NCAA membership in an investigation that began on an ultimately unfounded tip that former football player Morgan Burnett had received steak dinners and a cellphone from an agent.
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I guess this explains why head coach Paul Johnson wouldn’t talk about the sanctions this past week in Pinehurst.