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Georgia Tech 24, Clemson 14


GT QB Eddie McAshan had been the center of controversey for his critical comments of coaching staff earlier in the week


1st Quarter

GT: McAshan 11 yard run (Thigpen kick)...keeper

GT: soph TB Greg Horne 1 yard run (Thigpen kick)...Sr Jeff Ford returned punts for 43 and 16 yards to set up GT's first two scores

2nd Quarter

CLEM: TB Smiley Sanders 5 yard run (Zeigler kick)

GT: McAshan 2 yard run (Thigpen kick)...pass play but receivers were covered

3rd Quarter

CLEM: FL Don Kelly 63 yard pass from Tommy Kendrick (Gilstrap kick)

4th Quarter

GT: Cam Bonifay 41 yard field goal

GT defense stopped CLEM in waning minutes after fumble recovery at GT 16


  • "Georgia Tech Rips Clemson." Palm Beach Post. 3 Oct 1971.