The 1990 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Yellow Jackets offense scored 379 points while the defense allowed 186 points. Led by head coach Bobby Ross, the Yellow Jackets participated in the Florida Citrus Bowl. With a nationally televised win over #1 Virginia on the road, defeating archrival Georgia for the second consecutive year, and a final mark of defeating Nebraska 45-21 in the 1991 Florida Citrus Bowl, Coach Bobby Ross and the Yellow Jackets were awarded a split National Championship, winning the 1990 UPI National Championship by one vote over Colorado, who won the AP poll.
The most notable victory for the Yellow Jackets came on November 3 against #1 ranked Virginia at Scott Stadium. The game was televised nationally by CBS with Jim Nantz handling play-by-play duties. Georgia Tech won 41-38 thanks to a 37 yard field goal by Scott Sisson with 7 seconds remaining.
Georgia Tech ended the season 11–0–1, with the lone tie coming against North Carolina. The team won the Coaches' Poll by a single point, 847–846, over the AP National Champion Colorado.