Halftime Recap: Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Tech

Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)

Credit: Ryan M. Kelly

Credit: Ryan M. Kelly

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets went into halftime with a 14-9 lead over the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday afternoon at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Virginia Tech took an early lead on its first possession. Kicker Joey Slye squeaked a 41-yard field goal into the right upright to give the Hokies a 3-0 lead.

Georgia Tech got on the scoreboard with 5:25 left in the first quarter when quarterback TaQuon Marshall scored a 3-yard rushing touchdown to give the Jackets a 7-3 lead.

The Jackets took an 11-point lead after a 1-yard Marshall touchdown run with  4:12 left in the first half. It was his 17th rushing touchdown of the season.

The Hokies cut into the deficit less than 30 seconds later as Sean Savoy rushed into the end zone for a 14-yard touchdown. The ensuing 2-point conversion attempt failed on an incomplete pass.

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