Although Georgia Tech led in time of possession, first downs and total yards in the first half, the Yellow Jackets trailed Wake Forest 21-13 at halftime.
To start the game, Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall and the Jackets offense drove 15 plays for 70 yards. Brenton King ended the drive with a 22-yard field goal to get the Jackets on the board first.
On its second drive of the game, Wake Forest responded to King’s field goal with a touchdown to take the lead.
Tech’s Jerry Howard dove into the end zone in the second quarter to give Tech a 10-7 lead.
From there, Wake Forest took the lead -- and kept it -- with a catch-and-run touchdown midway through the second quarter.
Then, Wake Forest quarterback John Wolford ran into the end zone to make the score 21-10 with a little over a minute left in the first half.
With less than a minute in the first half, Tech kicker Brenton King made a 42-yard field goal to cut Wake Forest’s lead to just eight points.
The Demon Deacons lead the Jackets 21-13 at the half.
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