Football Spring Game ACCtion: Friday, April 19

April 19, 2013

Gold Squad Beats White Team 22-10 In Spring Game

THE FLATS - Redshirt junior Matt Connors racked up 84 yards on 12 carries to lead the Gold team to a 22-10 win over the White squad in the 2013 Georgia Tech Friday Night on the Flats presented by CBC National Bank at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Quarterbacks Justin Thomas and Tim Byerly each scored a rushing touchdown for the Gold team. The Gold out-rushed the White 229 to 157 with 15 more carries. Thomas converted 3-of-7 pass attempts for 38 yards with a long of 18. Synjyn Days led the Gold receiving corp with three catches for 33 yards.

Following the game, head coach Paul Johnson said Connors, "plays hard. Matt has a good attitude and I think he'll help us.

"We had a productive spring. There are always things you'd like to do better. I think we got a good start for fall," Johnson added.

Vad Lee led the White team with 62 yards rushing on nine carries and converted 4-of-13 passes for 34 yards and a touchdown.