Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets linebacker Charlie Thomas (25) tackles South Florida Bulls quarterback Jordan McCloud (12) during the second half at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Saturday, September 7, 2019. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets beat the South Florida Bulls 14-10. (Alyssa Pointer/
Photo: Alyssa Pointer
Photo: Alyssa Pointer

Charlie Thomas named ACC linebacker of the week

Georgia Tech linebacker Charlie Thomas’ standout play against South Florida on Saturday was recognized Monday by the ACC, which named him the conference’s linebacker of the week.

The sophomore from Thomasville tied his career high with nine tackles and set career highs with two sacks, two tackles for loss and a force fumble against the Bulls in Tech’s 14-10 win at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Tech’s nine tackles for loss were the most by the Jackets against an FBS opponent since 2016.

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