Saturday, November 26, 2011
Final: Georgia 31, Georgia Tech 17
By Heather Dinich
Georgia Tech finished the regular season in similar fashion to the way it started -- with a question at quarterback.
Tevin Washington, who has been inconsistent this season, struggled against Georgia, and not only in the passing game, though that was the most glaring, as he completed 3 of 10 passes for 34 yards and two interceptions. Backup Synjyn Days finished off the game and completed 3 of 5 passes. Georgia's defense had the edge in this game, and held the Jackets to just one touchdown in the second half.
It wasn't a good start for the ACC against its SEC rivals, but there's a reason No. 13 Georgia won the SEC East this year and was ranked higher than No. 23 Georgia Tech entering today's game. The Bulldogs were the better team, and Georgia Tech made too many mistakes to overcome that. It was a disappointing finish to what began as a 6-0 season for Georgia Tech, as the Yellow Jackets lost four of their last six games.