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In-game replay: Brad Stewart scores first career touchdown

Georgia Tech wide receiver Brad Stewart (83) and Virginia Tech cornerback Greg Stroman (3) vie to catch a pass during the first half of a football game on Saturday, Nov.11, 2017, in Atlanta. (Photo/John Amis)
Georgia Tech wide receiver Brad Stewart (83) and Virginia Tech cornerback Greg Stroman (3) vie to catch a pass during the first half of a football game on Saturday, Nov.11, 2017, in Atlanta. (Photo/John Amis)

Credit: John Amis

Credit: John Amis

It was coming eventually for junior wide receiver Brad Stewart.

In the third quarter of Saturday's Georgia Tech-Virginia Tech contest at Bobby Dodd Stadium the Yellow Jackets receiver recorded his first career touchdown.

Facing a third-and-17 from the Jackets’ 40-yard line, quarterback TaQuon Marshall dropped back to pass. He got great protection from his offensive line and connected with Stewart, who was streaking open deep across the middle of the field.

The pitch-and-catch went for 60 yards and gave the Jackets a 21-9 lead less than three minutes into the second half.