Mississippi 25, Georgia Tech 17

Date - Monday, December 30, 2013 3:15 PM
Location - LP Field
Attendance - 52125

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Mississippi 7 6 10 2 25
Georgia Tech 7 0 0 10 17

Recap


Mississippi 25, Georgia Tech 17: Bo Wallace ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as the Rebels held off the Yellow Jackets at the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl in Nashville.

Wallace completed 22-of-32 for 256 yards and rushed for another 86 on 13 carries as Mississippi (8-5) won its 10th bowl in its last 11 appearances and sixth straight. Donte Moncrief had 113 yards and a touchdown on six receptions for the Rebels, who gained 221 yards on the ground.

Robert Godhigh totaled 101 yards rushing and receiving to go along with a touchdown for the Yellow Jackets (7-6). Quarterback Vad Lee went only 5-of-17 through the air for 147 yards and Georgia Tech, the No. 4 rushing team in the country, was held to 151 on the ground.

Each team scored on its first drive as Wallace ran 17 yards for a score 4:45 in and Godhigh responded by running in from 8 yards with 4:27 left in the opening quarter. Wallace connected with Moncrief for a 28-yard scoring strike midway through the second and ran 10 yards on a draw for a 20-7 lead in the third.

One play after a D.J. White interception, Lee hit Darren Waller for a 72-yard score to bring the Yellow Jackets within 23-17 with 13:25 left. The Yellow Jackets had the ball three more times within one score, but the Ole Miss defense held and added a safety with 4:22 left. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: Wallace broke Eli Manning’s single-season school record for total offense (3,572) with 3,701 and completions (279) with 283. … Georgia Tech DE Jeremiah Attaochu was credited with a half sack to give him 31.5 in his career, passing Greg Gathers (1999-2002) for the school record. … Ole Miss All-SEC DB Cody Prewitt left the game with an apparent injury in the third quarter and did not return.
 
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:15
Mississippi   TD  Georgia Tech 0 - Mississippi 7
1st Quarter - 4:27
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 7 - Mississippi 7
2nd Quarter - 7:59
Mississippi   TD  Georgia Tech 7 - Mississippi 13
3rd Quarter - 8:13
Mississippi   TD  Georgia Tech 7 - Mississippi 20
3rd Quarter - 3:00
Mississippi   FG  Georgia Tech 7 - Mississippi 23
4th Quarter - 14:43
Georgia Tech   FG  Georgia Tech 10 - Mississippi 23
4th Quarter - 13:25
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 17 - Mississippi 23
4th Quarter - 4:22
Mississippi   S  Georgia Tech 17 - Mississippi 25
TEAMS

Team Records

  Mississippi Georgia Tech
W/L 8 - 5 - 0 7 - 6 - 0
Conference 3 - 5 - 0 5 - 3 - 0

Team Stats

  Mississippi Georgia Tech
Score 25 17
First Downs 28 18
3rd Down Efficiency 7-for-16
44%
6-for-15
40%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
1-for-2
50%
Total Yards 477 298
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 48-221 49-151
Average/Rush 4.6 3.1
Passing
Comp-Att 23-36 5-17
Passing Yards 256 147
Average/Pass Play 6.7 8.2
Penalties-Yards 3-15 5-40
Fumbles-Lost 3-0 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Time of Possession 32:50 27:10

PLAYER STATS

Mississippi (8 - 5)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Wallace 22/32 256 1 1
B. Brunetti 1/3 0 0 0
Georgia Tech (7 - 6)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
V. Lee 5/17 147 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
B. Wallace 13 86 6.6 2
I. Mathers 13 58 4.5 0
J. Walton 16 53 3.3 0
B. Brunetti 4 31 7.8 0
L. Treadwell 1 -6 -6.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
R. Godhigh 10 50 5.0 1
D. Sims 10 38 3.8 0
Z. Laskey 5 27 5.4 0
V. Lee 16 24 1.5 0
S. Days 4 24 6.0 0
D. Hill 1 4 4.0 0
J. Thomas 1 1 1.0 0
S. Poole 1 -2 -2.0 0
C. Dennis 1 -15 -15.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Moncrief 6 113 18.8 1
L. Treadwell 5 51 10.2 0
I. Mathers 5 49 9.8 0
J. Holder 2 16 8.0 0
Q. Adeboyejo 1 16 16.0 0
C. Core 1 5 5.0 0
J. Walton 2 3 1.5 0
E. Engram 1 3 3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Waller 2 79 39.5 1
R. Godhigh 2 51 25.5 0
S. Days 1 17 17.0 0