As we await Thursday night ...
1. Marcus Marshall got the start for the 81-yard touchdown pass, but Dedrick Mills played every series after that through the third quarter. The reasoning was pretty simple: “ We didn’t see any reason to change it ,” said quarterbacks and B-backs coach Bryan Cook. From Doug Roberson.
2. Georgia Tech had its first ACC player of the week winners this week, B-back Dedrick Mills and center Freddie Burden .
3. Offensive line coach Mike Sewak gave his appraisal of his three first-year freshman linemen , two of whom made their career debuts Saturday.
4. To get ready for Clemson’s up-tempo pace, Tech coaches use a different approach with their offensive scout team in practice .
5. The sons of Tech great Pat Swilling, both committed to play for the Jackets, were on campus last Saturday to take in the Vanderbilt game . From JuliaKate Culpepper.