The Yellow Jackets are leading the ACC in turnover margin
Notes and highlights from Saturday's scrimmage at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
The switch back to a 4-3 has the D-Line ready and eager to do some hitting
Georgia Tech Overwhelms USC for 21-7 Sun Bowl Victory
2012 SCOUT TEAM DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in all 14 games, making four starts ... Has 25 tackles, including 14 solo and 1.5 tackles for loss ... Broke up one pass and recovered fumble ... Had two tackles in Orange Bowl win vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 31) ... Registered two tackles vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ... Tallied two tackles at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Had three tackles vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ... Recorded three tackles at NC State (Nov. 8) ... Made career-first start and tallied two solo tackles and PBU vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ... Registered one solo tackle vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ... Notched one solo tackle vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ... Had two tackles, including half-tackle for loss, at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Made one solo tackle vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ... Registered two tackles at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Made career-high four tackles, including one for loss of five yards, and forced fumble against Wofford (Aug. 30).
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in eight games ... Recorded six tackles including half-tackle for loss ... Came off bench to record tackle in each of first two games of college career ... Registered career-high three tackles, including two solo tackles and half-tackle for loss vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).
2012 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play ... Named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
High School: Central Carroll HS ... Played for head coach Grant Chestnut ... Was No. 26-rated defensive tackle in country last summer ... Three-time all-region 6AAA pick ... Also earned all-region honors in basketball ... Played Georgia North-South All-Star game ... Rated with three stars by Rivals and Scout.
Personal: Full name is Patrick Ieshun Gamble ... Born Feb. 2, 1994 ... Son of Curtis and Charonda Person ... "(Tech) is a good combination of academics and athletics. I think a degree from Georgia Tech will carry a lot of weight," Gamble said ... Has been playing football since age 6 ... Made Dean's List in fall of 2012 ... Majoring in literature, media and communication.