No. 20 Georgia Tech hosts No. 10 Virginia Tech in a key ACC Coastal Division match-up on Thursday night.
The No. 20 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets host No. 10 Virginia Tech in a battle of Top 20 teams who are also competing for the ACC Coastal Division title.
The 7-2 Yellow Jackets (4-2 in ACC) are undefeated at home, something they have not done since the 1999 season. Georgia Tech has the nation's second-ranked rushing attack, averaging 328.0 yards per game on the ground. Junior quarterback Tevin Washington leads the way with 636 yards and 10 touchdowns, with running backs Orwin Smith and David Sims combining for 1,117 yards and 14 touchdowns.
Virginia Tech enters Thursday night's game with an 8-1 record (4-1 in ACC) and are 25-5 in conference road games, with a current streak of 11 wins, since joining the ACC in 2004. The Hokies have a balanced approach offensively, averaging over 200 yards rushing and passing per game. Quarterback Logan Thomas is completing 60.9 percent of his pass attempts for 1,934 yards and 11 touchdowns, while junior tailback David Wilson has 1,185 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground.
Game date, time: 8:06pm ET, Thursday, November 10, 2011
Location: Bobby Dodd Stadium/Grant Field, Atlanta, Georgia
TV channel: ESPN
Spread: Hokies are favored by one point
Series history: Hokies lead the all-time series, 5-3
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