Logan Thomas passed and ran for touchdowns in the first half,
Thomas completed 19 of 25 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown and had 16 carries for 58 yards and a touchdown. Virginia Tech (4-1, 1-0
Virginia Tech's defense, led by tackle Derrick Hopkins, stopped running back David Sims on back-to-back plays, including a fourth-and-two run midway through the fourth quarter.
Cody Journell was wide left on a 25-yard field goal for Virginia Tech with 5 minutes 37 seconds remaining to keep Georgia Tech's hopes alive. Kendall Fuller intercepted Vad Lee's fourth-down pass from near midfield to clinch the win.
Georgia Tech's fourth-ranked rushing offense was held to 129 yards — more than 200 yards below its average.
Sam Richardson completed 26 of 41 passes for 255 yards and two touchdowns, and Aaron Wimberly ran for 137 yards in 19 carries to help visiting Iowa State beat
Jeff Woody had three one-yard touchdown runs, and the Cyclones took advantage of four Golden Hurricane turnovers to improve to 1-2. Tulsa dropped to 1-3.