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ACC honors for TaQuon Marshall

After a historic night in his starting debut, Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall was an easy selection for ACC offensive back of the week, announced Tuesday.

Against Tennessee Monday night in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff game, Marshall earned his first ACC player of the week honors for rushing for 249 yards, which set ACC and school records for rushing yards by a quarterback. His totals for rushing attempts (44) and rushing touchdowns (five) also set modern-era records for Tech and for Tennessee opponents. The Yellow Jackets lost 42-41 in double overtime.

Marshall also completed five of 10 passes for 120 yards. His 369 yards of total offense rank 11th in school history.

Marshall was the lone Tech player to earn honors in the opening week of the season.

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