Anyone seen the billboards?

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  1. JJacket

    JJacket 1st to pass for 2500 and rush for 1000

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    I hope they continue to use them during the season. Like Oliver or Johnson or Yates game stats....38-40, 604 yards passing, 7 TD's vs Clemson. That sort of thing. Griffin, 20 carries, 357 yards, 4 TD's
     
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  2. donsue

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    I love this stuff. When I was a little kid, in the end of the Dodd era, towns all over Georgia had lots of Tech fans. Over time, the appeal has been lost. This kind of stuff can only bring more exposure and winning will do the rest
     
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  3. Akinji07

    Akinji07 Inventor of Thursdays

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    Well we have money for jets and helicopters so I dont see why not.

    Maybe we hired Billy McFarland to raise the money for us. He would definitely get it done.
     
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  4. GTCrew

    GTCrew Dodd-Like

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  5. Akinji07

    Akinji07 Inventor of Thursdays

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    I was just playing along. I'm actually really busy at work and dont have time for all the tweets and news coming out.
     
  6. GTCrew

    GTCrew Dodd-Like

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    whew. I thought we were gonna have to have an intervention. Or an exorcism? Something like that.
     
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  7. rghoae

    rghoae Flats Noob

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    This is brilliant. Tech Football has usually has some sort of billboard advertisement up around ATL all the time.

    This probably doesn’t add to the budget since you can just reuse those tech football promotional dollars, and you do some sweet recruiting.

    This is also better promotion for GT football than the usual stuff we put on billboards. #1 it’s building a connection with the actual players. A neutral fan in ATL, goes to watch a Tech game, he already knows who a few players are. That’s a stronger pool than just Georgia Tech by itself. It also has the recruits tweeting and retweeting it, and instagramming and facebooking it, further pushing the promotional value.
     
  8. GTCrew

    GTCrew Dodd-Like

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    Exactly. For example, the Grayson fans now know they got a kid here. More likely to follow what we are doing. More likely to like GT. Even just regular joes who happen to live in the Grayson area are gonna feel a connection.

    Some boards used to do a 99 days to go until football coundown on the boards? Tech should do that on the billboards and put the player with that number up there and where he is from. At least do it for the players that are "above the line".

    Agreed that during the season they should do the same thing with guys who had a big game.
     
  9. GoGATech

    GoGATech Has Seen It All

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  10. AugustaJacket

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    Up at the home office this week and got out for a minute tonight. Saw this very one a little while ago. Very impressive
     
  11. FLTech

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    I bet their tents look great
     
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  12. 18in32

    18in32 Petard Hoister

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    It looks like there's a GT staffer standing in front of this billboard taking these photos then distributing them to the players. The images are too similar.
     
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    GoGATech Has Seen It All

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    Yeah I noticed that most of these pics have been from the same angle at the same location. Surely someone on staff did this to distribute to them anyway. What good is it if the kids can't show it off to their friends/family?
     
  14. Architorture23

    Architorture23 Gentle and authentic and loving.

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    They are all on the georgiatechfb instagram which I posted on the first page.
     
  15. 18in32

    18in32 Petard Hoister

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    Yes, but the staffer should have moved around to make it seem less mechanical. Still cool, obvs.
     
  16. BuzzLaw

    BuzzLaw where have all the average people gone

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  17. GTCrew

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    True, but he is right.

    They needed to ask us to send in pictures so it would be obvious this was all over the ATL.
     
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    gtphd Georgia Polytechnic and State University

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    We have billboards regardless. Might as well use them to advertise the players.
     
  19. FAN OF BOBBY DODD

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    Yes I remember those days. To have a good crowd. Ugag would have to play a game at Bobby Dodd after Tech's game. Also Clemson and auburn would play every year at Dodd. Great days. Mabe we are headed that way again. We can always dream
     
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    gtphd Georgia Polytechnic and State University

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    There are two types of brands: those on the way up and those on the way down. It’s nice to have certainly around which we are.