Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech: Hokies lead after Logan Thomas' hot start

Virginia Tech leads Georgia Tech, 14-0, early in the second quarter at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta. Hokies quarterback Logan Thomas has yet to throw an incompletion, and his most notable play was a 21-yard touchdown strike to wide receiver D.J. Coles. Thomas also scored on a 5-yard keeper to push the lead to 14-0.

The other main story, aside from Virginia Tech's insane "Hokie Stone" helmets, was the high number of penalties through one-plus quarter. Each team has four for 20 yards, which has contributed to just nine first downs between the two. Virginia Tech, despite having held the ball for slightly less than time, has out-gained Georgia Tech, 136-70.

Thomas is 9-of-9 for 121 yards and that first touchdown strike to Coles. On the ground, he's carried four times for 14 yards and VT's second score.

For Georgia Tech, offense has been much harder to come by. Quarterback Vad Lee is just 1-of-4 for 19 yards and an interception, and the Yellow Jackets have managed just 51 rushing yards on 12 carries (4.3 yards per).

More from SB Nation:

Your full Week 5 TV schedule guide

Advanced stats pick the winner of every game

EA Sports canceling College Football game series

LSU vs. Georgia and the revenge of the SEC offense

Longform: Inside Chip Kelly’s offense at New Hampshire

Today’s college football news headlines

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.