Some news and notes on the eve of Clemson's critical game against Georgia Tech:
• Clemson's top running back, Andre Ellington, won't start on Saturday night against the Yellow Jackets. (DJ Howard gets the nod.) Georgia Tech center Jay Finch won't play at all.
• Georgia Tech's special teams have struggled this season.
• The Clemson-Georgia Tech rivalry has long been a roller coaster. It's also rich in history.
• Here's a good profile of Clemson Athletic Director Terry Don Phillips.