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Why Is Georgia Tech Called The Yellow Jackets?


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Why Is Georgia Tech Called The Yellow Jackets?

It was actually actual yellow jackets that our fans wore in support of our team that gave them the name they go by now. The term Yellow Jackets was used to describe their fans, and in 1905, John Heisman declared that he wanted our team to be known as the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

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