ATLANTA (AP) -
set a school record with an 88-yard touchdown run, Georgia Tech's defense shut out Mississippi State for three quarters and
beat Mississippi State 38-7 on Saturday.
Georgia Tech (3-1) ran for 438 yards, its most since 1978 and the fifth-highest total in school history.
Dwyer had 141 yards rushing on nine carries.
and backup quarterback
also ran for touchdowns.
Shaw, a freshman who also threw a touchdown pass, took over after starter
suffered a hamstring injury on a 21-yard run on Georgia Tech's first drive.
Mississippi State committed four turnovers as its streak without offensive points was extended to eight quarters before a
fourth-quarter touchdown. The Bulldogs (1-3) lost 3-2 to Auburn last week.
Cornerback Jahi Word-Daniels had a touchdown-saving play, a fourth-down stop and an interception. Defensive end
blocked a field goal, deflected two passes, recovered a fumble and had a fourth-down sack.
Mississippi State appeared to be on the verge of ending its scoring drought in the second quarter when
took off from the Bulldogs' 20 on a 71-yard run. Word-Daniels made a diving grab for Dixon's foot, slowing the running back
could make the tackle at the Georgia Tech 9.
Four plays later, Johnson blocked
's 18-yard field-goal attempt.
Burnett intercepted a pass by
at the Georgia Tech 2 to end a 15-play drive by the Bulldogs at the end of the first half.
Mississippi State had another scoring chance end when backup quarterback
was sacked by Johnson on a fourth-down play from the Georgia Tech 7 on the first play of the fourth quarter.
Georgia Tech had backups on the field when the Bulldogs finally scored on a 6-yard run by
midway through the final quarter.
Georgia Tech opened with an 11-play drive - all running plays - which ended with a 7-yard scoring run by Peeples. The long
drive set the pace as Mississippi State couldn't stop first-year coach
's spread option attack.
Shaw had a 20-yard scoring pass to
later in the first quarter and a 25-yard touchdown run in the second period.
Georgia Tech began its first possession of the second half at its 12. Dwyer broke free and, aided by running back
's downfield block on safety
, ran 88 yards for the touchdown.
Before Dwyer's run, the longest run from scrimmage in Georgia Tech history was an 87-yarder by Bob McCoy against The Citadel
The announced attendance was 48,402, but few remained when Mississippi State's final possession ended with its final turnover
on a fumble by Lee inside the Georgia Tech 10 with 5 seconds left.
had 10 catches for 102 yards and Dixon rushed for 94 yards for Mississippi State in the first meeting between the teams since