Georgia Tech fans, this is why you can’t have nice things.
The TaxSlayer Bowl attendance was 43,102 for Georgia Tech’s 33-18 victory over Kentucky last Saturday, down from 58,212 for Georgia-Penn State the previous year…
In the case of the TaxSlayer Bowl, ticket sales by Georgia Tech fans and local sales dragged.
Kentucky’s fan base, spurred by their first bowl trip in six years and first Florida bowl game in 18 years, sold out its allotment of 8,000 tickets in three days and were estimated to have purchased 12,000…
But it was still the lowest attendance since 1958 and the two lowest-attended TaxSlayer Bowls, last week and the 2000 Georgia Tech vs. Miami game, have involved the Yellow Jackets.
Catlett said he’s not going to criticize the ACC for slotting Tech to Jacksonville.
At least not in public.