Georgia Tech 59, Presbyterian 3

Date - Saturday, September 8, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Bobby Dodd Stadium
Attendance - 41678

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Presbyterian 0 0 0 3 3
Georgia Tech 21 3 21 14 59

Recap


Georgia Tech 59, Presbyterian 3:
Quarterback Tevin Washington threw for 161 yards and Zach Laskey ran for a career-best 116 yards to lead Georgia Tech to its sixth straight home-opening victory.

Washington rushed nine times for 97 yards, including a 58-yard touchdown run, and completed 7 of 11 passes for 161 yards and one TD.

Laskey scored his first career touchdown on a 56-yard run and reserve quarterback Vad Lee rushed for 101 yards as Georgia Tech's offense rolled up 712 total yards, the second-most in school history.

Georgia Tech (1-1) had managed only 288 total yards in losing its season opener five days earlier against Virginia Tech. The Yellow Jackets eclipsed that figure by halftime against Presbyterian (1-1).

Georgia Tech's defense was denied its first shutout since 2008 when Presbyterian's Aaron Mayes kicked a 30-yard field goal with 5 seconds left.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Jeremy Moore's reception in the second quarter was the first by a Georgia Tech wide receiver this season. ... CB Rod Sweeting was chosen to wear No. 40 for the game in honor of Julian Burnett, a Georgia Tech linebacker who suffered a career-ending neck injury at the Sun Bowl. ... The two teams played for the first time since 1937. Georgia Tech leads the series 4-0.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 13:01
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 7 - Presbyterian 0
1st Quarter - 5:34
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 14 - Presbyterian 0
1st Quarter - 1:50
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 21 - Presbyterian 0
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Georgia Tech   FG  Georgia Tech 24 - Presbyterian 0
3rd Quarter - 8:45
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 31 - Presbyterian 0
3rd Quarter - 7:43
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 38 - Presbyterian 0
3rd Quarter - 3:15
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 45 - Presbyterian 0
4th Quarter - 14:56
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 52 - Presbyterian 0
4th Quarter - 3:52
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 59 - Presbyterian 0
4th Quarter - 0:05
Presbyterian   FG  Georgia Tech 59 - Presbyterian 3
TEAMS

Team Records

  Presbyterian Georgia Tech
W/L 1 - 1 - 0 1 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Presbyterian Georgia Tech
Score 3 59
First Downs 10 23
3rd Down Efficiency 2-for-16
12%
5-for-12
42%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-2
0%
2-for-3
67%
Total Yards 243 712
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 30-145 58-469
Average/Rush 4.8 8.1
Passing
Comp-Att 13-35 8-14
Passing Yards 98 243
Average/Pass Play 2.6 16.2
Penalties-Yards 5-40 4-38
Fumbles-Lost 2-2 4-3
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 28:38 31:22

PLAYER STATS

Presbyterian (1 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Garrick 11/28 83 0 1
K. Griffin 2/6 15 0 0
C. Sanders 0/1 0 0 0
Georgia Tech (1 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Washington 7/11 161 1 0
V. Lee 1/3 82 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Byrd 18 80 4.4 0
D. Rouse 6 63 10.5 0
D. Glenn 1 7 7.0 0
D. Howard 1 7 7.0 0
C. Sanders 2 -5 -2.5 0
T. Garrick 2 -7 -3.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
Z. Laskey 12 116 9.7 1
V. Lee 8 101 12.6 1
T. Washington 9 97 10.8 1
T. Zenon 4 49 12.2 0
S. Days 5 21 4.2 1
C. Perkins 4 18 4.5 0
J. Paige 3 16 5.3 0
B. Bostic 1 15 15.0 0
B. Snoddy 6 13 2.2 1
D. Hill 1 12 12.0 0
R. Godhigh 2 8 4.0 0
M. Connors 2 5 2.5 1
O. Smith 1 -2 -2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Williams 6 42 7.0 0
A. Bailey 2 21 10.5 0
M. Ruff 2 20 10.0 0
T. Antigha 2 15 7.5 0
D. Glenn 1 0 0.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Greene 3 94 31.3 1
J. Moore 3 64 21.3 0
R. Godhigh 1 45 45.0 1
T. Zenon 1 40 40.0 0