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Jackets ready for bigger goals in 2009

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By Robert Hydrick - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Georgia Tech announced they will play Kansas in a two-year series.

The Jackets will play in Lawrence in 2010 and Kansas comes to Bobby Dodd Stadium in 2011.

The only time these two schools have played was in the 1948 Orange Bowl.

Georgia Tech fans are naturally very excited about the 2009 season.

Paul Johnson's first season with the Jackets was a rousing success.

Georgia Tech won a share of the Coastal Division title and ended a seven game losing streak to rival Georgia.

Coach Johnson is pleased with the start but says his team has got a lot to improve on between now and the season opener.

Paul Johnson said. "So, we can improve in every facet. We just have to keep working. Try to get better every week. you do that and win some games all of the other stuff takes care of itself."

Georgia Tech opens the season at home September 5th against Jacksonville State.

Kickoff is at 1:00 p.m..

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