Georgia Tech to play Gardner-Webb (again) in 2020

Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Cartorius Marshall was born Sept. 20, 1996 in Columbus, Ga. Marshall, who will be a senior in the 2018 season, is majoring in business administration. The recruiting website 247Sports listed Marshall as an all-purpose running back as a recruit and ranked him 19th in the country in that category. Marshall played nine games as a freshman in 2015, at A-back. He rushed for 58 yards on eight carries and caught three passes for 76 yards. As a sophomore, Marshall appeared in two g

Georgia Tech’s FCS opponent for the 2020 season is one that may evoke some dread with Yellow Jackets fans. For its one game against a non-FBS opponent, Tech will face Gardner-Webb on Sept. 12.

The contract for the game, in which Tech agrees to pay the North Carolina school $375,000, was obtained by the AJC through an open-records request. Tech played Gardner-Webb in 2008 and won 10-7, escaping overtime only when Derrick Morgan tipped a last-second field-goal try.

The game is scheduled for the second Saturday of the season, leaving open the opening weekend. Barring changes, the opponent for the game likely would come from the ACC. Tech’s three other non-conference games – Central Florida, Notre Dame and Georgia – already are scheduled for other dates. While schedules are subject to change, Tech’s only ACC opponents with open dates on the first weekend of the 2020 season are Clemson and Syracuse, according to

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