Social Roundup: College Football teams travel, prepare for Saturday


Georgia Tech was in good hands on Friday aboard Delta Airlines on its way to New Orleans to take on Tulane. The captain of the Yellow Jackets’ flight was a Georgia Tech graduate.

Thanks to Captain Tom Cantillo, @georgiatech class of 77, for flying us safely to #NOLA today

— Georgia Tech Sports (@GTAthletics) September 5, 2014

Memphis felt right at home on its Delta Airlines flight to Los Angeles on Friday.

The Tigers will face UCLA on Saturday.

Our flight attendants to LA. Lynn, Glenda & Cathy wearing Memphis aprons made by Glenda.

— MemphisTigerNetwork (@TigersMedia) September 5, 2014

Navy will visit Temple in Philadelphia on Saturday. But first, the Middies met Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly during their walk-through at the Eagles facility.

Head Coach Chip Kelly addressing the team at our Friday walk thru at the @Eagles facility

— Navy Football (@NavyFB) September 5, 2014

McNeese State will get a taste of a football Saturday in Lincoln, Neb. as the Cowboys deplane their Sun Country Airlines flight.

Touchdown in Lincoln, NE.

— McNeese Football (@McNeeseFootball) September 5, 2014

Part of the job for a college football head coach? Talk with the announcers the day before a game. Tennessee’s Butch Jones held court with the SEC Network crew on Friday.

#FridayFocus#Vols@UTCoachJones meeting with @SECNetwork crew of @DaveLaMont1, Ray Bentley &

— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) September 5, 2014

Eastern Michigan hits the road for the first time this season when it takes on Florida. The Eagles received VIP treatment at Ypsilanti airport — and got to watch TV all the way to Gainesville on JetBlue.

Florida bound!

— EMU Football (@EMUFB) September 5, 2014

Not every school gets to fly, especially when you are Michigan and you only need to get to South Bend.

Team 135 is headed out of Ann Arbor. Kickoff at 7:30 tomorrow night on NBC

— Michigan Football (@umichfootball) September 5, 2014

Colorado found a good place to practice on Friday morning before the Buffs play UMass on Saturday, using Brown’s football field.

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