News from the world – United States – Jackets jump over Louisville under the lights, 46-27


THE FLATS – True first-year quarterback Jeff Sims amassed 313 yards in total offense with two touchdowns, a career-high and rushing for one more, as Georgia Tech is came back from two scores to defeat Louisville, 46-27, under the lights of Bobby Dodd stadium on Friday night

After falling behind 21-7 in the second quarter, Georgia Tech beat Louisville 39-6 the rest of the time, while edging the Cardinals by a 262-182 lead in the second half The Jackets tightened things up on defense as well, recovering three fumbles from Louisville, the last of which led to a touchdown Six different players scored for the Jackets, led by running back Jahmyr Gibbs, who ran for one touchdown and caught another while finishing with 121 yards of scrimmage

Georgia Tech struck early in the first quarter after junior defensive back Charlie Thomas forced a fumble that was recovered by junior linebacker Quez Jackson The Jackets were able to capitalize on the training that followed, topped by a Gibbs’ touchdown for 12 yards, to go up 7-0 The Cardinals then scored the next 21 points before the end of the second quarter when the Sims returned the ball to Ahmarean Brown, who found senior wide receiver Redshirt Jalen Camp wide open in the end zone to reduce the Cardinals’ lead to seven

Tech kept that momentum going in the second half, scoring in his first practice on a 3-yard run by half-second Jamious Griffin Louisville blocked the extra point to make it 21-20 The Cardinals would regain the lead as Malik Cunningham rushed for his second touchdown of the night

But that would be all jackets from there, as Georgia Tech beat the Cardinals 20-0 in the fourth quarter After red-shirted second-year defensive lineman Jordan Domineck managed to force and recover. a fumble returning the ball to Tech with 11:36 left in the game, Sims found Gibbs for a 19-yard touchdown to regain the lead and sealed the deal on a dime off junior Malachi Carter for 34 yards and a score Redshirt’s second-year running back Dontae Smith put the finishing touches on a 12-yard touchdown with less than a minute to go as Georgia Tech had excitingly equalized his 2-2 record

Georgia Tech returns to action Saturday, October 17 When it hosts Clemson at Bobby Dodd Stadium Kicks off at 12 p.m. for the national television contest on ABC or ACC Network

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World News – United States – Jackets jump over Louisville under the lights, 46-27


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