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What to expect from the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in 2015

Georgia Tech fans have high hopes for the upcoming season and with good reason.

Paul Johnson has a terrific fit at quarterback for his option offense and an up-and-coming defense with a ton of talent. If the Yellow Jackets can stay healthy, this can be a special season.

Let’s take a look, yep in July, at a game-by-game prediction for the Yellow Jackets’ season.

Sept. 3 vs. Alcorn State: Thursday night openers are typically saved for showcase games, but the Yellow Jackets get going with an easy win. ... W.

Sept. 12 vs. Tulane: The Green Wave simply are no match for the Yellow Jackets. ... W.

Sept. 19 at Notre Dame: The first true test of the season begins a difficult stretch, but the Yellow Jackets should be ready. ... W.

Sept. 26 at Duke: The Blue Devils have become consistent winners and are true ACC Coastal Division contenders. Let that sink in. ... W.

Oct. 3 vs. North Carolina: The Tar Heels have had the most disappointing program in the ACC in recent years. ... W.

Oct. 10 at Clemson: If Deshaun Watson can stay healthy at quarterback, the Tigers are dangerous. If not? The Yellow Jackets took advantage of that scenario last year. ... L.

Oct. 17 vs. Pittsburgh: The Panthers have a new head coach as they try to climb the ACC ladder in their third year. They still have some work to do. ... W.

Oct. 24 vs. Florida State: Can the Seminoles win all the close games they won the past two years with a young roster and without Jameis Winston? That will be key. ... W.

Oct. 31 at Virginia: The Cavaliers never seem to be able to get out of their own way. ... W.

Nov. 12 vs. Virginia Tech: The end might be coming for Frank Beamer’s tenure as the Hokies’ head coach if his program can’t get things turned around soon. ... W.

Nov. 21 at Miami: The Hurricanes could use a showcase win in the Al Golden era. This could be one as the high-flying Yellow Jackets overlook the Hurricanes a bit for their rivalry game to end the season. ... L.

Nov. 28 vs. Georgia: The Yellow Jackets haven’t beaten the Bulldogs in consecutive seasons since 2000. That streak ends at home. ... W.

Final regular-season record: 10-2, 6-2 ACC.