By the numbers: Miami 35, Georgia Tech 21

A by-the-numbers look at Georgia Tech’s 35-21 loss to Miami on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium:

0

Sacks of Brad Kaaya by Georgia Tech’s defense. Tech quarterback Justin Thomas was sacked four times.

1

Of 7 third downs converted by Miami.

2

Defensive touchdowns for Miami in the second quarter. It was the first time in school history that a Tech opponent has returned two fumbles for touchdowns. The last time Tech allowed two defensive touchdowns happened against Virginia Tech in 2005.

3

Touchdowns scored by freshman B-back Dedrick Mills.

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Consecutive games that Georgia Tech allowed an opponent to score a touchdown on its opening drive after Miami’s Joe Yearby scored on a 27-yard run.

4

Losses in 11 home games for Tech against ranked opponents under coach Paul Johnson.

10

Kickoffs with zero returned.

40

Rushing yards for Tech A-back J.J. Green. It was a career high and came on five carries.

44

Rushing yards on 15 carries for Mark Walton. He was averaging 133.7 yards per game.

19:48

Advantage in time of possession for Georgia Tech in the game.

99

Yards for Mills, a career high.

114

Rushing yards for Miami, which was averaging 272 yards per game.

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