Georgia Tech 70, Elon University 0

Date - Saturday, August 31, 2013 12:00 PM
Location - Bobby Dodd Stadium
Attendance - 45759

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Elon University 0 0 0 0 0
Georgia Tech 28 14 21 7 70

Recap


Georgia Tech 70, Elon 0: Vad Lee passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a score as the host Yellow Jackets rushed for four first-quarter touchdowns to rout the Phoenix in the season opener.

Georgia Tech (1-0) never was seriously threatened, scoring twice in the first five minutes. The Yellow Jackets rushed for 368 yards and forced three first-half turnovers. David Sims rushed for a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass, and Tyler Marcordes (95 yards) and Chris Milton (54 yards) returned interceptions for scores.

Elon (0-1) finished with four turnovers, falling to 0-7 against FBS opponents. Quarterback Mike Quinn threw three interceptions.

Deon Hill scored from 14 yards out with 12:58 left in the first quarter and Sims scored with 10:06 to go from 1 yard out, giving Georgia Tech a 14-0 lead. Zach Laskey added a 33-yard touchdown with six minutes left in the quarter, and Charles Perkins’ 3-yard scoring run with 3:38 remaining made it 28-0 Yellow Jackets.

Lee and Sims connected on a 59-yard touchdown pass on the opening play of the second quarter, and Marcordes’ interception return for a touchdown six minutes later gave the Yellow Jackets a 42-0 lead. Lee scored on a 2-yard run with 9:25 remaining in the third quarter, finishing with 189 yards passing and 49 yards rushing.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Georgia Tech finished with a school-record 173 yards on interception returns, besting the old record of 139 yards set against Tulane on Oct. 22, 1966. … The Yellow Jackets scored 70 points for the first time since posting 70 against Navy on Sept. 8, 2001. … Elon allowed 557 yards of total offense.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:58
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 7 - Elon 0
1st Quarter - 10:06
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 14 - Elon 0
1st Quarter - 6:00
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 21 - Elon 0
1st Quarter - 3:38
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 28 - Elon 0
2nd Quarter - 14:47
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 35 - Elon 0
2nd Quarter - 8:51
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 42 - Elon 0
3rd Quarter - 9:25
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 49 - Elon 0
3rd Quarter - 7:08
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 56 - Elon 0
3rd Quarter - 4:28
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 63 - Elon 0
4th Quarter - 7:30
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 70 - Elon 0
TEAMS

Team Records

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

Team Stats

  Elon Georgia Tech
Score 0 70
First Downs 16 23
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-16
38%
8-for-9
89%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 253 557
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 34-89 50-368
Average/Rush 2.6 7.4
Passing
Comp-Att 20-35 7-11
Passing Yards 164 189
Average/Pass Play 4.6 17.2
Penalties-Yards 2-20 3-25
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 3 0
Time of Possession 32:35 27:25

PLAYER STATS

Elon University (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Quinn 17/30 136 0 3
J. Loughery 3/5 28 0 0
Georgia Tech (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
V. Lee 7/11 189 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
B. Bennett 12 42 3.5 0
T. Coppedge 8 32 4.0 0
K. Bostick 10 12 1.2 0
T. Phan 3 8 2.7 0
J. Loughery 1 -5 -5.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Thomas 5 53 10.6 1
Z. Laskey 3 51 17.0 1
V. Lee 6 49 8.2 1
D. Sims 7 47 6.7 1
D. Andrews 2 47 23.5 0
B. Snoddy 8 45 5.6 0
T. Byerly 4 24 6.0 0
B. Bostic 2 20 10.0 0
M. Connors 5 17 3.4 0
D. Hill 2 10 5.0 1
T. Zenon 2 6 3.0 0
C. Perkins 2 6 3.0 1
R. Godhigh 1 -5 -5.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
R. Brown 3 47 15.7 0
D. Warrick 2 23 11.5 0
R. Rorie 3 22 7.3 0
K. Brown 2 19 9.5 0
A. Davis 1 14 14.0 0
T. Coppedge 1 14 14.0 0
J. Osborne 2 10 5.0 0
D. Allison 2 6 3.0 0
J. Tate 2 5 2.5 0
B. Bennett 2 4 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Summers 3 79 26.3 0
D. Sims 1 59 59.0 1
R. Godhigh 1 24 24.0 1
D. Hill 1 17 17.0 0
B. Bostic 1 10 10.0 0