North Carolina at Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech rallies to top North Carolina 28-20

AP Sports Writer

ATLANTA (AP) David Sims ran for 99 yards and two touchdowns and Georgia Tech recovered after North Carolina scored the first two touchdowns to beat the Tar Heels 28-20 on Saturday.

Georgia Tech (3-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) earned its eighth straight home win in the series. North Carolina (1-2, 0-1) has not won at Bobby Dodd Stadium since 1997. Overall, Georgia Tech has won eight of the last nine in the series.

Vad Lee's 1-yard run gave Georgia Tech its first lead at 21-20 in the third quarter. Sims' 6-yard scoring run added to the lead early in the fourth quarter.

Robert Godhigh ran for 100 yards as Georgia Tech had 324 yards rushing.

North Carolina led 13-0 and 20-7 in the first half. Bryn Renner threw touchdown passes of 19 yards to tight end Eric Ebron and 24 yards to Sean Tapley after a 4-yard scoring run by Romar Morris.

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Scoring Summary
UNCRomar Morris 4 yd run (failed 2pt pass)
UNCEric Ebron 19 yd pass from Bryn Renner (Thomas Moore kick)
GATECHDavid Sims 1 yd run (Harrison Butker kick)
UNCSean Tapley 24 yd pass from Bryn Renner (Thomas Moore kick)
GATECHDarren Waller 21 yd pass from Vad Lee (Harrison Butker kick)
GATECHVad Lee 1 yd run (Harrison Butker kick)
GATECHDavid Sims 6 yd run (Harrison Butker kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1727
Third Down Efficiency4-109-16
Fourth Down Efficiency0-01-1
Plays-Net Yards53-31983-428
Passing Yds218104
Kick Return Yds11595
Punt Return Yds30
Time of Poss.19:2240:38
Individual Stats
UNC: Romar Morris 11-54, A.J. Blue 5-27, Khris Francis 4-17, Bryn Renner 4-3
GATECH: Robert Godhigh 9-100, David Sims 17-99, Vad Lee 24-55, Charles Perkins 1-26, Zach Laskey 7-18, Tony Zenon 3-10, Synjyn Days 3-8, Dennis Andrews 1-5, B.J. Bostic 4-4, Team 2--1
UNC: Bryn Renner 14-29-218-1
GATECH: Vad Lee 7-12-104-0
UNC: Eric Ebron 6-108, Sean Tapley 2-36, Quinshad Davis 2-36, A.J. Blue 1-17, Romar Morris 1-12, Ryan Switzer 1-6, Kendrick Singleton 1-3
GATECH: DeAndre Smelter 3-53, Darren Waller 2-38, B.J. Bostic 1-7, Tony Zenon 1-6
North Carolina2nd Atlantic Coast Coastal5-38-5
Georgia Tech5th Atlantic Coast Coastal4-49-4

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