FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Steven Jackson has been the feature running back for most of his 11-year NFL career. He's still the starter, but Jackson is letting others take multiple turns in the backfield for the first time since 2004.
ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson isn't placing special significance on facing Georgia Southern for the first time.
ATLANTA - Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.
ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson says he has no problem defending his six-year record at Georgia Tech.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton homered and had three RBI, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third consecutive win.
ATLANTA - Justin Thomas had 353 yards of total offense and DeAndre Smelter caught two third-quarter touchdown passes in Georgia Tech's 38-19 victory over Wofford in both teams' season openers Saturday.
ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson believes that Justin Thomas is tough enough to succeed at quarterback for Georgia Tech.
ATLANTA - Alex Wood struck out 12 in eight dominant innings and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Marlins 1-0 on Sunday.
ATLANTA - Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman hit two of Atlanta's four homers off Stephen Strasburg, and the Atlanta Braves snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.