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You can call him Joshua, and a winner for Ga. Tech
Quarterback Joshua Nesbitt, right, and running back Anthony Allen work out as the Yellow Jackets open NCAA college football practice Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, in Atlanta. - photo by Associated Press

ATLANTA — He prefers to be called Joshua. He figures it sounds like someone who's all grown up, like a guy who's ready to head out into the real world.

No matter the name, Joshua — it's not just Josh anymore — Nesbitt still holds the same vital roles for defending Atlantic Coast Conference champion Georgia Tech.

He's the quarterback in an option offense. He's the guy who makes it all go. And he's probably one of the most valuable players in all of college football, especially on a team that lost its leading rusher AND its leading receiver to the NFL.