Tevin Washington was watching from Georgia Tech's sideline in 2008 when the Yellow Jackets won at Georgia. He didn't play, so he didn't leave with a piece of the famous Sanford Stadium hedges.
The win, in Paul Johnson's first season as Georgia Tech's coach, was seen by some as a possible end of the Bulldogs' domination of the state rivalry.
Instead, Washington and the Yellow Jackets have since lost three straight to Georgia. Now the quarterback has a chance for a memorable finish to his career.
Washington says a win Saturday at No. 3 Georgia would set the tone for a successful postseason and the program's future. Georgia Tech will play in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game next week, when an Orange Bowl berth will be at stake.
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