2 – The number of first-year freshmen who played, according to the (sometimes errant) game statistics –B-back Dedrick Mills and wide receiver Jalen Camp.
4/4 – Tech kicker Harrison Butker’s performance with touchbacks on kickoffs. He also made a 40-yard field goal.
2.8 – Tech’s yards-per-carry average, the fifth-lowest rate for a game in coach Paul Johnson’s tenure.
34 – The distance, in yards, of the Jackets’ first kickoff return, by J.J. Green. It equaled the season long from 2015.
4 – Number of players making their first college start – defensive tackle Francis Kallon, cornerback Lance Austin, safety A.J. Gray and Mills
21 – The number of consecutive ACC games in which Tech had scored at least 20 points until Saturday. It had been the longest active streak in the league.
10-3 – Tech’s record in its past 13 ACC openers.
1 – Tech’s number of fumbles, by Mills. Tech was 127th in the country last year with 36 fumbles.
7 – Number of total tackles by Tech linebacker P.J. Davis, which led the team.
9 – Number of consecutive ACC games that Boston College has lost.
11-59 – The number of plays and yardage of both of Tech’s touchdown drives. Game-time weather: Wind 11 mph, 59 degrees.
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