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1987 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
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ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1987 record2–9 (0–6 ACC)
Head coachBobby Ross (1st season)
CaptainIvery Lee
Malcolm King
Home stadiumGrant Field
(Capacity: 46,000)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 Clemson 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     8 4 0
Wake Forest 4 3 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 3 0     4 7 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 7 0
North Carolina 3 4 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     5 6 0
Georgia Tech 0 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by first-year head coach Bobby Ross, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta, the last season under that name before the stadium was renamed in honor of legendary Georgia Tech head coach Bobby Dodd. The team competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in last and failing to a win a conference game.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 12The Citadel*W 51–1231,211
September 19North Carolina
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
L 23–3033,151
September 26at No. 9 ClemsonRaycomL 12–3380,000
October 3at NC StateRaycomL 0–1736,300
October 10Indiana State*
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 38–030,039
October 17No. 5 Auburn*
L 10–2045,559
October 24at No. 13 Tennessee*L 15–2993,011
October 31at DukeL 14–4830,800
November 7Virginiadagger
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
RaycomL 14–2338,111
November 21Wake Forest
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
L 6–3321,114
November 28No. 14 Georgia*
ESPNL 16–3045,103
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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