Georgia Tech defensive backs Lance Austin (center) and Lawrence Austin (left). (Curtis Compton/
Photo: Compton /
Photo: Compton /

In-game Replay: Lawrence Austin picks off Jacksonville State

Trailing 7-3 late in the first half against Jacksonville State on Saturday, cornerback Lawrence Austin came up a big turnover.

He under-cut an out-route and picked off Gamecocks quarterback Bryant Horn at the Tech 47-yard line and returned the football down to the Gamecocks 32. 

Two plays later, quarterback TaQuon Marshall found Ricky Jeune in the end zone for a touchdown and the Yellow Jackets regained the lead at 10-7 with 1:20 left in the half. 

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