Oct. 2, 2004
Post Game Notes, October 2, 2004
Final Score: Miami 27, Georgia Tech 3
NOTING GEORGIA TECH
Georgia Tech lost to Miami at home for the first time since 1968
Chris Woods’ 56-yard run on the first play of the game is Tech’s longest run from scrimmage this year
Woods has had back-to-back games with 70 yards or more in a game, and he has had 153 yard in his last two contests.
Travis Bell’s 24-yard field goal marked the third time this season that Georgia Tech has scored on its first possession of the game
Ben Arndt’s 64-yard punt in the third quarter was a career-long, breaking his previous high of 54 yards, set against Clemson on September 11, 2004.
James Butler’s blocked field goal in the fourth quarter was the second of his career and Georgia Tech’s first since he blocked a field goal attempt at Wake Forest in 2003.
The Yellow Jackets’ defense recorded a season-high five sacks in the game, led by Chris Reis with 2.5.
Jon Peattie’s 49-yard field goal in the first quarter was his longest of the season and second longest of his career. He had a 51-yarder in the Orange Bowl against Florida State.
Brock Berlin threw three touchdown passes in one game for the first time in his collegiate career. It was also the first time he threw more than one TD pass in a game since 11/22/03 vs. Rutgers.
Brock Berlin’s 57-yard TD pass to Lance Leggett was the longest scoring pass of his career. It was also the first TD for Leggett, a true freshman.
Roscoe Parrish caught two touchdown passes in a game for the first time in his career. He also matched his season high of two TD receptions set in 2003.
Frank Gore rushed 15 times for 124 yards, the seventh 100-yard game of his career, moving into sixth place on Miami’s all-time list. It marked Gore’s seventh 100-yard performance in 20 career games.
Miami’s 364 yards of total offense was a season high. The previous high was 351 on 9/18 vs. Louisiana Tech.
Brock Berlin completed 10 of 20 passes for 200 yards, the fifth-highest total of his career.
Brian Monroe had two punts inside the 20, giving him 11 for the season and surpassing his total from 2003, when he was a freshman.
The Miami defense has allowed only one touchdown in 60 possessions in four games so far this season.
Devin Hester moved into 10th place on Miami’s all-time list for kickoff return yards, passing Trent Jones (1994-97). Hester now has 578 career yards on kickoff returns.