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Georgia Tech puts away Middle Tennessee 49-21

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Tevin Washington threw for two long

touchdowns and ran for two scores, and Georgia Tech pounded Middle

Tennessee State 49-21 Saturday night.

The Yellow Jackets (2-0), who took a 28-0 second-quarter lead,

scored on their first scrimmage play when Washington hit Tony Zenon

down the left sideline for a 73-yard touchdown.

Georgia Tech then went to the ground for all 17 plays on its

next possession, a 98-yard drive. Tech took 9:25 off the clock

before Washington scored on a 2-yard keeper for a 14-0 lead.

After a missed field goal by Middle Tennessee (0-2), Georgia

Tech scored on the next play, a 71-yarder from Washington to

Stephen Hill.

The Yellow Jackets finished with 596 total yards, 382 on the

ground. Washington left in the third quarter after completing 5 of

8 for 202 yards, while Davis Sims and backup QB Synjyn Days led

Tech's rushers with 91 yards each.

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