Monday Evening Quarterback: Virginia vs. Georgia Tech

By: Marc Davis Email
By: Marc Davis Email

October 27, 2008

The Virginia football team used skill on both the offensive and defensive side of the ball to top Georgia Tech on Saturday, 24-17. The Cavaliers won their fourth straight game and their first on the road this season.

The Cavalier offense was bolstered by 118 yards and a game winning touchdown by Cedric Peerman. Virginia put together the game winning drive with 7:34 remaining in the fourth quarter. Earlier in the contest, the Wahoos had overcome a 14-3 deficit and took a 17-14 lead.

Defensively, Virginia held Georgia Tech to 156 rushing yards, 92 yards less than the Yellow Jackets' season average. The Cavaliers tallies four sacks, six tackles for loss, and a Vic Hall interception to slam the door on Georgia Tech.

With the win, Virginia holds a one half game lead in the Coastal Division. The Wahoos' next contest is Saturday at noon, as they host Miami. Click on the above video link to view this week's Monday Evening Quarterback.


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