Vad Lee passed for a career-high 232 yards and threw two touchdown passes to DeAndre Smelter.
Georgia Tech's defense made another statement in the Pitt win
Vad Lee ran for two touchdowns and added a long scoring pass.
At 3-3 overall, the Yellow Jackets' backs are against the wall.
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Moves over to the football team after playing for the Yellow Jacket baseball squad the last three seasons... an outstanding athlete who could contribute right away at wide receiver... was selected in the 14th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft by the Minnesota Twins.
2011, 2012, 2013 Georgia Tech Baseball: Pitched and played the outfield for the Yellow Jackets the past three seasons... pitched in 14 games in 2013... played sparingly in 2012 because of a shoulder injury, although he did pitch in four games (one start) and was used frequently as a pinch-runner... saw significant action as a true freshman in 2010... started 15 games in the outfield and one game on the mound... allowed just one earned run in 17.1 innings of work on the mound for a team-best 0.52 ERA among regular relievers... pitched scoreless ball in his 13 relief outings.
High School: Tattnall Square Academy, 2010... a three-sport athlete in football, basketball and baseball... four-year letterwinner and two-year captain in baseball under head coach Joey Hiller... named a Louisville Slugger All-American in 2010 and Aflac All-American in 2009... led Tattnall Square to the State Title in 2008 and 2009... earned all-region and all-state honors in three-straight years (2008, 2009, 2010)... named Macon Telegraph Player of the Year in 2008 and 2010... threw two no-hitters in his career, one as a junior and one as a senior... posted a 9-2 record with a 0.92 ERA on the mound while hitting 10 home runs at the plate during senior season... in basketball, he was named the Georgia Independent Schools Association (GISA) Player of the Year in 2008 and 2010, while earning all-state honors from 2007-2010... played four different positions in football (QB, RB, WR, S)... was named all-state in 2007 and 2008, as well as the GISA player of the year in 2008 and 2009... holds Tattnall Square single-season record for interceptions, and career records for interceptions and receiving yards.
Personal: Full name is DeAndre Tremaine Smelter... born Dec. 3, 1991 in Macon, Ga... son of Vincent and Cora Smelter... has three brothers, Charles, Chris and Corey... father Vincent played basketball for Eastern Illinois... majoring in management.