RALEIGH, N.C. - Orwin Smith rushed for three touchdowns and No. 21 Georgia Tech beat North Carolina State 45-35 on Saturday to extend its best start in more than 20 years.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Georgia Tech has the most productive offense in the Atlantic Coast Conference and yet coach Paul Johnson is in a distinct minority when it comes to play calling.
ATLANTA - Four games into his first full season as Georgia Tech's starting quarterback, Tevin Washington wears a big smile.
ATLANTA - Everett Withers missed out on a chance to become the first North Carolina coach to start 4-0 since the Atlantic Coast Conference was founded 58 years ago.
ATLANTA - Orwin Smith was raised right across the border, in a state where college football is a way of life. Even so, he never bothered paying much attention to one of the sport's greatest rivalries.
ATLANTA - When drawn up on the board, every play looks like it can go for a touchdown if all 11 guys do their job and the defense reacts exactly as predicted.
ATLANTA - For Georgia Tech, it felt like a video game.
ATLANTA - For Stephen Hill, there's no escaping the expectations.
ATLANTA - Maybe it's a little early to call this offense Air Johnson.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - One week after rolling up over 600 yards and 60 points, Georgia Tech proved it could score quickly through the air or grind it out on the ground with its triple-option attack.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson thought true freshmen Trey Braun and Jeff Greene might win starting jobs when summer practice ended last week.
ATLANTA - Paul Johnson believes he has something to prove. He's hoping his Georgia Tech players feel the same way.
ATLANTA - Al Groh wasn't surprised his Georgia Tech defense needed a year to learn his 3-4 scheme.
ATLANTA - Tevin Washington's summer internship at a law firm helped prepare him for life after football.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech was back on the field Wednesday, giving coach Paul Johnson one more reason to stop answering questions about NCAA probation.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Mississippi State and Georgia Tech are no strangers to the Orange Bowl, and neither are the teams' coaches.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Florida State has made its case to play for a second straight national championship.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - For the second straight year Jimbo Fisher and the Florida State Seminoles have had highly publicized off-field issues involving quarterback Jameis Winston overshadow their preparations for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship.
ATLANTA - After knocking off his biggest rival, Paul Johnson couldn't help himself.
ATLANTA - Zach Laskey and Synjyn Days endure quite a pounding for Georgia Tech, whether they have the ball or not.
ATLANTA - This is already a season to remember at Georgia Tech.
ATHENS - There's no need for any extra motivation when Georgia faces Georgia Tech.
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