After being bothered by a shoulder injury in Georgia Tech's season-opening loss to Virginia Tech and totaling just one yard on five carries in the season's first two games, A-back Orwin Smith finally busted his slump with 137 yards on the ground Saturday.
Smith tallied those 137 yards on just six carries, including a 77-yard touchdown scamper. It was the second time the senior from Phenix City, Ala., native went over 100 yards in his career.
The Macon Telegraph's Stan Awtrey says Smith moved up several Georgia Tech career rushing lists with his performance in the Yellow Jackets' 56-20 romp:
The performance enabled Smith to climb another notch higher on several career lists. He became the 33rd player in school history to reach 1,200 yards rushing. He surpassed 3,100 all-purpose yards to move to No. 13 on the all-time list. He passed Rodney Lee for 32nd place on the school's rushing list.