Preparation time key against Georgia Tech
Maryland coach Randy Edsall has five days to get his team prepared for Georgia Tech’s spread option offense.
And thanks to an NCAA sanction, he’s got even less practice time than normally allotted.
“When you only have 17 and a half hours, as opposed to 20, that makes it even a little bit worse,” Edsall said. “But it does, it does make it tough. And that's an advantage for them.”
The numbers prove Edsall right.
According to ESPN's Stats & Info department, since Paul Johnson took over in 2008, the Yellow Jackets are 25-6 when teams have one week of practice or less to prepare. Compare that to a 5-8 record against FBS opponents that had more than a week to prepare. Of course, the
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