Mi­ami 35, Ge­or­gia Tech 21

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - SPORTS -

Shaquille Quar­ter­man and Joe Jack­son re­turned fum­bles by Ge­or­gia Tech quar­ter­back Justin Thomas for touch­downs in less than a minute in the sec­ond quar­ter for Mi­ami.

Mi­ami (4-0, 1-0 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence) led 28-7 af­ter the fum­ble re­turns of 17 yards by Quar­ter­man and 18 yards by Jack­son — both fresh­men.

Ge­or­gia Tech (3-2, 1-2) drew to 28-21 be­fore Mi­ami’s Brad Kaaya an­swered with a 31-yard touch­down pass to Stacy Co­ley late in the third quar­ter.

Mi­ami won in the At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence de­but of coach Mark Richt, the former Ge­or­gia coach. He im­proved to 14-0 against Ge­or­gia Tech in At­lanta, in­clud­ing an 8-0 record at Ge­or­gia and 5-0 as an as­sis­tant at Florida State. The win came in Richt’s 200th game as a coach.

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