Dec. 1, 2008
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech redshirt freshman A-back Roddy Jones has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Offensive Back of the Week, the league office announced this afternoon.
Jones rushed for 214 yards on 13 carries (16.5 yards per carry) and two touchdowns in No. 18 Georgia Tech’s 45-42 win at 13th-ranked Georgia on Saturday. Jones scored on runs of eight and 54 yards and he had a long rush of 62 yards against a Bulldog defense that ranked 15th nationally in rush defense. Jones also had four kickoff returns for 98 yards to give him 312 all-purpose yards on the day. The 16.5 average per carry is the best in school history for a single-game.