Georgia Tech player proposes to girlfriend after Jackets upset Hokies

Georgia Tech player proposes to girlfriend after Jackets upset Hokies

Virginia Tech rallied from a 21-9 second-half deficit to take a 22-21 lead with 7:27 to go on a Greg Stroman 24-yard picksix.

The Georgia Tech quarterback made up for his mistake just two snaps later, after the Yellow Jackets recovered a fumbled kickoff. Jeune got loose behind the secondary, hauled in the long throw and just managed to stick the ball inside the pylon before tumbling out of bounds. "We felt like we had an opportunity with as good of a look as we were going to get to go win the game". Marshall rushed 22 times for 64 yards and two touchdowns. In the first quarter, Johnson dialed up a counter play to A-back Nathan Cottrell, which went for 69 yards and set up Georgia Tech's first touchdown.

Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall completed only two passes, but both went for touchdowns, and the Yellow Jackets upset No. 17 Virginia Tech 28-22 on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Georgia Tech appeared to be driving for a clinching touchdown late in the third quarter. Virginia Tech dropped to 7-3 (3-3) on the year, while Georgia Tech improved to 5-4 (4-3). But a chop-block penalty against center Kenny Cooper knocked the Yellow Jackets back 15 yards, and Brenton King missed a 43-yard field goal attempt. For Virginia Tech, that team is Georgia Tech. Against the Tigers, the Yellow Jackets posted a season low in yards as they faced a superior athletic defense. The score set off a huge celebration on the Georgia Tech sidelines, with most of the players surrounding the popular player and offering their congratulations.

"I said, "Tre", what are you going to do if we don't win the game?'" Johnson recalled. One more win will ensure postseason eligibility.

Virginia Tech would eventually get its chance to take the lead in the fourth quarter. Virginia Tech plays its final home game on Saturday against Pitt. Bush tried to scramble for the first down but Georgia Tech stopped him for a loss to end the drive.



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