Watch: 12-year-old boy accepted to Georgia Tech, seeks NASA career

Nov. 24 (UPI) — A 12-year-old Georgia boy who has been accepted to attend Georgia Tech said he plans to study aerospace engineering for a career in space exploration.

Caleb Anderson, 12, who is dual-enrolled in high school and Chattahoochee Technical College, is aiming to start classes at Georgia Tech next fall, his family said.

“I think I am going to go to Mars, and do more school, I think, and try to get my master’s at Georgia Tech,” Anderson told WSB-TV.

“Then do an internship with Elon Musk, and then I’ll probably get my Ph.D. at MIT. And then I think I’ll start working at either NASA or SpaceX.”

The boy’s parents said they noticed their son was exceptionally intelligent at a very young age.

“At 3 weeks old, I did notice that Caleb was trying to mimic some of my words. … By 4 months, he was picking

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College Football Playoff Rankings reactions: Georgia overrated, BYU underrated in first top 25 of season

The first edition of the 2020 College Football Playoff rankings came out Tuesday, and it’s safe to say that this selection committee has much more on its plate than in year’s past. Revised schedules, canceled games and uncertain rosters due to COVID-19 have thrown variables into the selection process that could not have been expected when the CFP started in 2014. 

There wasn’t much of a surprise at the top, with Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson, Ohio State, Texas A&M and Florida taking the top six spots, respectively. Behind them, though, things got weird. Let’s break down the biggest surprises of the first edition of the rankings. 

No. 9 Georgia — Overrated

I’m sorry, did I miss the part of the season when Georgia (5-2) developed a coherent, consistent offense? Sure, JT Daniels was phenomenal under center last week against Mississippi State. But that was his first game for a Bulldogs

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College football scores, NCAA top 25 rankings, Week 12: Georgia, Cincinnati, Oregon avoid upsets

No. 13 Georgia returned to the field Saturday after a week off for its first game since a crushing loss to Florida two weeks ago, a defeat which all but ended Georgia’s hopes of an SEC Championship Game or College Football Playoff appearance. But the Bulldogs found something for their fans to get excited about on Saturday in a 31-24 win over Mississippi State.

Though it took a fourth-down stop in the final two minutes for Georgia to secure the win, Kirby Smart’s team appeared to finally find a quarterback as USC transfer JT Daniels completed 28 of 38 passes for 401 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in his SEC debut. Georgia needed every bit of the redshirt sophomore’s production as it generated just 8 rushing yards against a shorthanded Mississippi State team.

Daniels will be draft-eligible after this season, but if he stays in college another season after

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College football scores, NCAA top 25 rankings, schedule, games today: Georgia, Auburn battle SEC foes

The stakes are ratcheting up this week in college football as teams jockey for positioning in the first batch of College Football Playoff rankings that will be released Tuesday. The headliner is No. 3 Ohio State’s game with No. 9 Indiana, but several other teams with playoff aspirations will be in action as well.

While No. 4 Clemson’s game at Florida State was postponed hours before kickoff, No. 1 Alabama, No. 6 Florida, No. 7 Cincinnati, No. 8 BYU, No. 10 Wisconsin and No. 11 Oregon will all be in action before the evening wave of games even arrives. It would likely take a significant upset at the top for someone other than the current top-four in the polls — Alabama, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Clemson — to crack the debut top four in the CFP rankings. 

But it’s been a crazy year, and with a ton of ranked

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Georgia vs. Mississippi State goes over 44.5

After COVID-19 wiped out much of the SEC slate last week, the Week 12 college football schedule features six games in that conference, with only No. 5 Texas A&M vs. Ole Miss postponed. The Week 12 college football odds from William Hill Sportsbook list LSU as a slim one-point favorites on the road against Arkansas. Top-ranked Alabama is laying 30 points at home against Kentucky, while No. 6 Florida is -31.5 at Vanderbilt. 

a football player holding a bat on a baseball field: Derek Mason Vanderbilt

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Should you back either of those SEC contenders in your Week 12 college football bets? And which other college football lines around the country have value? Before locking anything in for this weekend’s action, be sure to see the top Week 12 college football expert picks, predictions and best bets from Barrett Sallee.

Sallee is a true insider — a CBS Sports analyst, SiriusXM host, Heisman voter and consistently

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Army vs. Georgia Southern odds, line: 2020 college football picks, Week 12 predictions from proven model

The Army West Point Black Knights will take on the Georgia Southern Eagles at noon ET on Saturday at Blaik Field in Michie Stadium. Army is 6-2 overall and 5-0 at home, while Georgia Southern is 6-2 overall and 1-2 on the road. This is the first time that these two programs have gone head-to-head, but it should be an interesting matchup stylistically with both teams featuring option offenses.

The game will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network and this could wind up being a crucial game for bowl selection. The Black Knights are favored by 3.5-points in the latest Army vs. Georgia Southern odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 40. Before entering any Georgia Southern vs. Army picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times.

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Auburn University unveils Student Center naming in honor of Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold D. Melton

Melton—the chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court and first African American president of the Auburn Student Government Association, or SGA—was joined by his wife, Kimberly, parents, Augustus and Carole, and several other family members at the half-hour ceremony. Melton—a 1988 Auburn graduate who studied international business and Spanish—was appreciative while giving remarks in front of the building, which is in the heart of campus near Jordan-Hare Stadium and Haley Center.

Auburn University owes me nothing, it really doesn’t, and already it has given me all I could ever hope or ask for,” said Melton, who became Auburn SGA president in 1987. “It is a privilege to hear so many great things said about me, many of which I don’t feel like I can even begin to deserve. Thank you to Dr. [Jay] Gogue for his continued leadership of this institution and the members of the Board of

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College football picks, odds for SEC in Week 12: Alabama rolls past Kentucky; Florida, Georgia dominate

The 2020 SEC football season is winding down, but there’s still plenty of intrigue facing many teams in the conference. South Carolina made the biggest headlines this week when it fired coach Will Muschamp after five-plus years at the helm. The Gamecocks have named former Colorado State coach Mike Bobo, who led the Georgia offense from 2007-14, as the interim head coach. Bobo’s first game at the helm will be Saturday night in Columbia against Missouri.

One of the more intriguing games of the weekend will take place in Fayetteville where Arkansas will host an LSU in a game in which Arkansas is actually a one-point favorite. Think about that for a second. What would you have said this time last year if I told you that Arkansas would be favored over LSU in 2020? You’d have called me crazy. 

Let’s take a spin around the SEC and make picks

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University System of Georgia sets enrollment record despite COVID – News – Savannah Morning News

ATLANTA – The University System of Georgia reported record enrollment for the fall semester Wednesday despite the coronavirus pandemic.

The fall enrollment of 341,485 students was up 2.4% over the fall 2019 semester, marking the seventh year in a row of growth in the system. Enrollment increased at 16 of the system’s 26 colleges and universities and declined at the other 10.

“Despite the challenges of the pandemic, students still seek education,” system Chancellor Steve Wrigley told members of the system’s Board of Regents.

While enrollment was on the rise in Georgia, university enrollment in the nation as a whole fell by 3% during the past year, said Angela Bell, the Georgia system’s vice chancellor of research and policy analysis.

Bell attributed Georgia outperforming the rest of the nation in enrollment to decisions by the regents to hold the line on tuition this fall and drop SAT and ACT scores

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A glance at Georgia public college and university enrollment

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials announced that the University System of Georgia saw overall enrollment increase this fall compared to fall 2019 by 2.4%, reaching more than 341,000 students statewide and outstripping the trend among colleges nationwide. Here’s a look at enrollment this fall at each of the 26 institutions as well as the change from last fall:

Augusta Univ.: 9,565 +3.1%

Georgia Tech: 39,771 +9.0%

Georgia State Univ.: 53,743 +0.2%

Univ. of Georgia: 39,147 +0.6%

Georgia Southern Univ.: 26,949 +3.4%

Kennesaw State Univ.: 41,181 +8.9%

Univ. of West Georgia: 13,419 +1.4%

Valdosta State Univ.: 12,304 +9.2%

Albany State Univ.: 6,509 +6.3%

Clayton State Univ.: 7,052 +2.5%

Columbus State Univ.: 8,372 +6.3%

Fort Valley State Univ.: 2,827 +7.7%

Georgia College & State Univ.: 6,873 -2.2%

Georgia Southwestern State Univ.: 3,162 +7.2%

Middle Georgia State Univ.: 8,404 +4.2%

Savannah State University 3,488 -5.4%

Univ. of North Georgia: 19,793 +0.2%

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