Georgia Defeats Georgia Tech 31-17 - Recap
|Georgia Defeats Georgia Tech 31-17 - Recap|
Georgia earned a 31-17 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday in Week 13 action at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Georgia won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 53.5.
Aaron Murray completed 19 of 29 pass attempts for 252 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Yellow Jackets defense.
Roddy Jones rushed for 72 yards for Georgia Tech, while Orwin Smith added 46 yards. Synjyn Days threw for 78 yards for the Yellow Jackets, while receivers Stephen Hill and Orwin Smith had 78 and 20 yards respectively.
Georgia outgained Georgia Tech 380-355 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-18 by the Yellow Jackets.
The time of possession battle favored Georgia Tech as their offense was on the field for 30:39, longer than the 29:21 of their opponents.