A by-the-numbers review of Georgia Tech’s 35-24 win over Georgia Southern on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Tech improved to 4-3 heading into its bye week.:
Points on Georgia Southern’s first drive. It snapped a five-game scoring streak Tech’s defense had suffered through on opening drives.
Freshmen who started on offense for Georgia Tech. They were left tackle Jahaziel Lee, left guard Parker Braun and B-back Dedrick Mills.
Plays of at least 50 yards for Georgia Tech’s offense, a season high. All three happened in the first quarter.
Tackles by safety A.J. Gray, a career high.
Tackles for loss by Georgia Tech’s defense. That was a season high.
Times in Justin Thomas’ career he has passed and rushed for a touchdown in the same game after doing so Saturday.
Tackles by safety Corey Griffin, a career high.
Plays in a scoring drive by Georgia Southern, the longest against Tech this season.
Time of possession was the shortest by Tech this season. The previous low was 28:24 against Clemson.
Time of possession for Georgia Southern was the longest against Tech this season. The previous high was 31:36 by Clemson.
Yards on a reception by Brad Stewart in the third quarter, the longest of his career.
Plays faced by Georgia Tech’s defense was a season high. Clemson ran 82.
Passing yards by Thomas was a season high. His previous high was 136, set against Vanderbilt on Sept. 17.