Ga. Tech shocks No. 4 Hokies, scrambles ACC

BY foxsports • October 18, 2009

The Georgia Tech players bounced up and down in the middle of the field, right in unison with the raucous crowd. Josh Nesbitt took the snap and kneeled down one more time.

Then, it was party time.

Nesbitt rushed for 122 yards and three touchdowns - the last of them a 39-yarder tiptoeing down the sideline with 3 minutes left - as No. 19 Georgia Tech ran to a 28-23 win over the fourth-ranked Hokies on Saturday night for its biggest triumph in years.

The gold-clad fans stormed the field, engulfing a team that didn't mind a bit, and wound up tearing down the goal post in the north end of Bobby Dodd Stadium. No wonder - this was Georgia Tech's first win at home over a top-five team since the Dodd-coached Yellow Jackets beat Bear Bryant's top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide in 1962.


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