August 4, 2017 Atlanta - Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall (16) runs through a drill during the first day of Georgia Tech football practice at Rose Bowl Field in Georgia Tech campus on Friday, August 4, 2017. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM
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Photo: HYOSUB SHIN / AJC/Hyosub Shin/AJC

TaQuon Marshall gets start for Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech will start TaQuon Marshall at quarterback for the Yellow Jackets’ season opener against Tennessee in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff game Monday night. Coach Paul Johnson made the announcement on the Tech pregame radio show.

Marshall had been competing with Matthew Jordan, Lucas Johnson and Jay Jones. Marshall, a junior, will be making his first career start. As the No. 3 quarterback last season, he played 14 snaps at quarterback and threw one pass.

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