Opportunistic: Turning Takeaways into Points
Georgia Tech leads the ACC in points off turnovers
Through four games in 2014, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have forced seven turnovers - each resulting in a score. Georgia Tech's 45 points off turnovers are tied for the ACC lead with Coastal rival North Carolina. Tech leads the ACC with a +38 points off turnover margin (45-7), which also ranks fifth among FBS programs.
Here's how Georgia Tech has manufactured points off turnovers this season:
|Tulane||Quayshawn Nealy INT||Nealy 10-yard INT return|
|Tulane||Demond Smith INT||3||30||1:28||Tony Zenon 19-yard run|
|Tulane||Lawrence Austin INT||12||76||6:42||Tony Zenon 2-yard run|
|Georgia Southern||KeShun Freeman Fumble Recovery||11||72||3:49||Justin Thomas 13-yard pass to Deon Hill|
|Virginia Tech||Corey Griffin INT||7||70||2:27||Justin Thomas 2-yard run|
|Virginia Tech||Paul Davis INT||Davis 41-yard INT return|
|Virginia Tech||D.J. White INT||7||33||1:58||Harrison Butker 24-yard FG|
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