October 24, 2015 Atlanta: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defensive back Lance Austin returns a blocked field goal for a touchdown on the final play of the game to upset the Florida State Seminoles Saturday October 24, 2015. in Atlanta. BRANT SANDERLIN/BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM
Photo: Brant Sanderlin
Photo: Brant Sanderlin

On This Day: Georgia Tech beats FSU with Miracle on Techwood

On October 24, 2015, Georgia Tech did the impossible.

The No. 9 ranked Florida State Seminoles were seconds away from victory at Bobby Dodd Stadium when kicker Roberto Aguayo’s game-winning field goal attempt was blocked.

Georgia Tech defensive back Lance Austin scooped up the loose ball with no time remaining and the game tied at 16 and returned it for 78 yards and the game-winning touchdown.

With the win, the Yellow Jackets defeated the undefeated, reigning national champions, 22-16.

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