Boston College vs. Georgia Tech 2012 results: Yellow Jackets ground Eagles 37-17

Kevin Liles-US PRESSWIRE

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets rushed for 391 yards in a 37-17 win over the Boston College Eagles Saturday.

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets raced out to a 25-point halftime lead over the Boston College Eagles and cruised to a 37-17 victory Saturday in Atlanta.

Georgia Tech (3-4, 2-3 ACC) made hay on the ground, rushing for 391 yards. Four Yellow Jackets players rushed for more than 55 yards, while a fifth finished with 41 yards. The Yellow Jackets ended the day with 563 total yards of offense.

Georgia Tech thoroughly dominated the first half, racking up over 400 yards of offense and holding Boston College (1-6, 0-4 ACC) to 123 yards. Yellow Jackets quarterbacks Tevin Washington and Vad Lee each accounted for two scores in the half.

Boston College tried to make a game of it in the second half, as Eagles quarterback Chase Rettig found his groove passing. After going down 31-3, Rettig threw two straight touchdown passes to make the score 31-17 with just over 13 minutes left in the contest. For the game, Rettig completed 19 of 31 passes for 264 yards and two scores.

Georgia Tech sealed the game on a seven-yard touchdown scamper by David Sims with just under five minutes left.

Box Score Hero: Washington only threw for 83 yards, but he rushed for 63 yards and two scores.

Rankings Ramifications: There were no rankings ramifications for this game.

But Did They Cover?: Georgia Tech was favored by 14.5 points and they covered.

For More On This Game: Head over to Georgia Tech blog From The Rumble Seat. For more on Boston College, check out BC Interruption.

Next Week's Schedule: Georgia Tech will host Brigham Young at 3:00 p.m. ET. Boston College will take on the Maryland Terrapins at 1:00 p.m. ET.


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