Virginia Tech 17, Georgia Tech 10

Date - Thursday, September 26, 2013 7:30 PM
Location - Bobby Dodd Stadium
Attendance - 50214

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Virginia Tech 7 7 0 3 17
Georgia Tech 0 3 7 0 10

Recap


Virginia Tech 17, Georgia Tech 10: Logan Thomas passed for 221 yards and a touchdown and also rushed for a score as the Hokies defeated the host Yellow Jackets in ACC play.

D.J. Coles had a touchdown reception and Virginia Tech (4-1, 1-0) held Georgia Tech’s running attack to 129 yards – 216 below its average. The Yellow Jackets (3-1, 2-1) rushed for at least 324 yards in each of their first three games.

Virginia Tech snuffed out Georgia Tech’s last chance when Kendall Fuller intercepted Vad Lee’s fourth-down pass at the Hokies’ 24-yard line and Virginia Tech ran out the final 66 seconds. The Yellow Jackets committed three turnovers.

Lee lost a fumble on the fourth play of the game and cornerback Brandon Facyson recovered at the Yellow Jackets’ 27, setting up Thomas’ 21-yard scoring pass to Coles. Thomas rushed for a 5-yard score with 11:25 left in the half to make it 14-0.

Georgia Tech got on the board on Harrison Butker’s 49-yard field goal midway through the second quarter and cut Virginia Tech’s lead to four when David Sims scored on a 2-yard run with 3:16 left in the third quarter. Cody Journell booted a 39-yard field goal with 10:25 remaining in the game to push the Hokies’ lead back to seven.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Thomas’ rushing score was the 23rd of his career, matching the school mark set by Tyrod Taylor (2007-10). … Georgia Tech S Jamal Golden (shoulder) missed the contest due to an injury suffered last Saturday against North Carolina. … Facyson also had an interception – the fourth of the season for the standout freshman.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:23
Virginia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 0 - Virginia Tech 7
2nd Quarter - 11:25
Virginia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 0 - Virginia Tech 14
2nd Quarter - 7:21
Georgia Tech   FG  Georgia Tech 3 - Virginia Tech 14
3rd Quarter - 3:16
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 10 - Virginia Tech 14
4th Quarter - 10:25
Virginia Tech   FG  Georgia Tech 10 - Virginia Tech 17
TEAMS

Team Records

  Virginia Tech Georgia Tech
W/L 4 - 1 - 0 3 - 1 - 0
Conference 1 - 0 - 0 2 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Virginia Tech Georgia Tech
Score 17 10
First Downs 14 16
3rd Down Efficiency 2-for-10
20%
5-for-14
36%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-0
0%
0-for-3
0%
Total Yards 276 273
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 27-55 42-129
Average/Rush 2.0 3.1
Passing
Comp-Att 19-25 7-24
Passing Yards 221 144
Average/Pass Play 8.2 5.8
Penalties-Yards 10-69 9-66
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 2
Time of Possession 28:38 31:22

PLAYER STATS

Virginia Tech (4 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
L. Thomas 19/25 221 1 0
Georgia Tech (3 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
V. Lee 7/24 144 0 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Thomas 16 58 3.6 1
D. Knowles 1 2 2.0 0
T. Edmunds 6 1 0.2 0
C. Mangus 2 -2 -1.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
Z. Laskey 7 43 6.1 0
D. Sims 12 37 3.1 1
V. Lee 18 35 1.9 0
B. Bostic 1 10 10.0 0
R. Godhigh 4 4 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Knowles 5 67 13.4 0
W. Byrn 4 44 11.0 0
D. Coles 2 34 17.0 1
J. Stanford 2 32 16.0 0
K. Cline 3 28 9.3 0
S. Rogers 1 8 8.0 0
C. Meyer 1 5 5.0 0
T. Edmunds 1 3 3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Smelter 3 76 25.3 0
R. Godhigh 1 40 40.0 0
D. Waller 3 28 9.3 0