Four Yellow Jackets Will Miss Bowl Game
Barnes, Edwards, Hall and Hill will not play Monday against Air Force
Dec. 23, 2010
SHREVEPORT, La. - Georgia Tech announced today that four football players, including two who have already earned their undergraduate degrees, will not play in Monday's AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl because of various academic issues.
Senior defensive end Robert Hall and senior linebacker Anthony Barnes are ineligible to compete in the game against Air Force under NCAA academic guidelines. Sophomore wide receiver Stephen Hill and senior safety Mario Edwards are both ineligible for not meeting Georgia Tech's academic requirements.
Of the four players, Edwards and Hill were listed as starters on the Yellow Jackets' most recent depth chart.
Georgia Tech and Air Force meet Monday at 5 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2.