North Carolina- The talk all around College Football this week was the battle of the unbeaten teams as #3 GT 8-0 (6-0) battled #6 Wake Forest 8-0 (6-0).
There was lots of hype by ESPN and other sports networks over the battle between these two teams. Someone should have called Wake Forest and WOKE them up.
Josh Nesbitt accounted for 5 touchdowns in the game including 3 on the ground as #3 GT destroyed #6 Wake Forest 44-7 last night in front of 45,000 fans.
" I am proud of the entire team and there effort. Our Defense showed up and held Wake Forest to just 7 points" said Coach Millhimes. This was a Wake team who beat Florida St and blew out Clemson.
Georgia Tech outgained Wake 507-135. There most impressive defensive showing of the season. The defensive line was all over Skylar Jones today holding him to just 99 yards passing and a touchdown. Jones was sacked 4 times and threw an interception.
Nesbitt finished the game 21-34 for 288 yards and 2 touchdowns. He finished with 30 yards on the ground and 3 touchdowns. " I felt great today and wanted to show everyone that we are the real deal" said Nesbitt
Cox left the game in the second quarter with back problems. He is likely out the next game which is best since they may need him for the game with Notre Dame that will have major National Title implications. Darius Thomas finished the game with 8 catches for 135 yards and 1 TD.
GT exploded in the secopnd quarter for 3 touchdowns after leading 3-0 at the end of one quarter. Nesbitt scored on two run plays and he also hit Thomas for a 7 yard touchdown pass just before the half to make it 24-0 GT.
GT added 2 mote Td's in the third when Nesbitt scored from 5 yards out and backup fullback Allen caught a 1 yard touchdown pass to increase the lead to 37-0 after three.
The Fourth quarter was mop up work for the bench and Shaw manged to throw a 7 yard TD pass to Kevin Cone to make it 44-0. Wake finally scored when Rucker found a hole in the seam and caught a 36 yard catch and run for Wake Forest.
Next up for GT is Virginia 3-4 (1-3) in Atlanta. Nobody wants to overlook the Cav's as most are pointing to the big game in two weeks with ND.
|NCAA Stat Leaders As Of 10/24|
|1.Christian Ponder (FSU)||3327|
|2.Kellen Moore (Boi)||27|
|3.Andy Dalton (TCU)||26|