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Washington runs for 2 TDs as No. 13 Georgia Tech holds off Maryland, 21-16
ATLANTA (AP) ' Tevin Washington ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns and No. 13 Georgia Tech's least impressive offensive showing of the season was enough to beat Maryland 21-16 on Saturday.
Georgia Tech led 21-3 before holding off the Terrapins' fourth-quarter comeback.
Georgia Tech (6-0 overall, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) matched its wins total from 2010, when it finished 6-7. The Yellow Jackets averaged almost 52 points in their first five wins and began the day ranked first in the nation in rushing and second in scoring.
Quarterback C.J. Brown, who replaced starter Danny O'Brien, had a 77-yard touchdown run early in the quarter for Maryland (2-3, 1-1). Davin Meggett, who had 86 yards rushing, scored from the 1 with 7:33 remaining to cut the lead to 21-16.