And watch them pop up and take down a ranked B1G team this season.
About as bad as Georgia Tech with like 7 (Paul Johnson) triple option style QB's on the roster, starting duel threat true freshman qb and beating FSU at their place running the shotgun spread, grant it that they didn't score many points (had 2 fg's and an extra point blocked), but they moved the ball good (around 470 yards of offense)..... give GT defense credit though, they looked pretty good or FSU's O-line sux really bad...... On topic, Kansas or Iowa State, take your pick.... both were baboon ass ugly.
I thought Tech looked really good outside of the Freshman redzone mistakes and kick protection. Sims is going to be a great ball player for the Jackets. He really has it. Their defense was pretty awesome and their offense pretty much marched down field on the Noles defense. On top of it all, Florida State's defense looked like some damn beasts!!! I give Coach Collins and the Jackets a ton of credit.
Don't discount the familiarity of their weekend routine on game weeks. It's a lot different traveling from Birmingham on a bus after sleeping in a different hotel than it is when away teams are at home. A set routine versus one they're not real familiar with on most occasions. Fans have routinely harassed visiting teams at hotels around the SEC.