Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

ATLANTA — Georgia Tech has misplaced two quarterbacks for the remainder of the season with former starter Jeff Sims nursing a foot harm and No. 1 backup Zach Pyron out with a damaged collarbone, interim coach Brent Key stated Tuesday.

Sims, the staff’s starter since 2020, will spend the remainder of the season in remedy and won’t be part of staff actions, Key stated.

Sims dressed the previous three weeks and was listed as obtainable on an emergency foundation however he did not take a snap when Pyron was injured and needed to go away final week’s 35-14 residence loss to Miami within the fourth quarter. Sims initially injured his foot in a loss Oct. 20 to Virginia.

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“He is pissed off he has an harm that is stopping him from being full velocity and permitting him to be a part of the staff,” Key stated. “Simply because on paper you medically can [play], daily you wake and really feel a little bit bit completely different. The power for him to exit and be the particular person he needs to be on the sphere did not current itself on the time.”

Zach Gibson, a switch from Akron, will begin when Georgia Tech (4-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Convention) visits No. 13 North Carolina (9-1, 6-0) on Saturday. Taisun Phommachanh, a switch from Clemson, will function the first backup. Phommachanh, who performed in 13 video games over three seasons as a backup with Clemson, has not taken a snap this yr.

Pyron can have surgical procedure on Thursday.

Gibson has accomplished 25 of 51 passes for 224 yards, one landing and two interceptions.

“We have sufficient quarterbacks to have the ability to take a snap,” Key stated, “and we’ll put together all these guys to have the ability to play at their greatest on Saturday.”

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