Friday, September 17, 2010

Georgia Tech-North Carolina Preview: A Talent Comparison

Georgia Tech and North Carolina both open their ACC season with eyes on the conference championship in a wide open conference race.

Lets take a look at the talent on each team as determined by the major recruiting services over the last four seasons.

...................Rivals..................Scout
..............GT.......UNC........GT......UNC
2007.....18..........17............15........14
2008.....49.........32............37........37
2009.....49..........9.............32.........6
2010.....43.........29............41.........31

GT 4 Year Average Ranking: 35.5
UNC 4 Year Average Ranking: 21.9

Interestingly, Scout ranks Georgia Tech better each year over the past four and UNC three out of the last four.

But the Tar Heels clearly have more talent than the Yellow Jackets, yet Georgia Tech has two out of the last three.

I am going to go out on a limb and say Paul Johnson is a better head coach than Butch Davis, but is Johnson good enough to overcome the talent disparity this year?

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