Tech missed a PAT attempt for the third time in three games after having no misses in 2011.
Tech A-backs carried the ball 26 times, the most collective rushes by players at that position under Head Coach Paul Johnson. Six different players rushed for at least 30 yards.
Senior A-back Orwin Smith rushed 10 times for 89 yards and a score.
Tech had 401 yards of total offense compared to Maryland’s 259 yards.
Player of the Game:
Junior outside linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu had three sacks, six tackles, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble against the Terrapins.
Play of the Game:
On Tech’s second possession of the game, and facing a fourth-and-three from the Maryland 35-yard line, senior A-back Orwin Smith took a pitch from redshirt senior quarterback Tevin Washington and marched 17 yards to the Maryland 18. It kept the drive alive and led to Tech’s first touchdown.