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Georgia Tech Falls to North Carolina, 38-31

Oct. 3, 2015

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ATLANTA (AP)Justin Thomas completed 12 of 21 passes for 162 yards and 3 total touchdowns as Georgia Tech fell to a comeback victory from North Carolina on Saturday.

Georgia Tech led 21-0 before North Carolina (4-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) began its comeback with two touchdowns in the final 90 seconds of the first half.

A 37-yard field goal by Georgia Tech’s Harrison Butker cut North Carolina’s lead to seven points. Georgia Tech then recovered an onside kick before a replay confirmed officials’ ruling the ball was touched by the Yellow Jackets before traveling 10 yards.

The Yellow Jackets began one final possession at their 30 with 1:04 and no timeouts remaining. Thomas’ last pass was intercepted by M.J. Stewart.

Thomas threw for 162 yards with one touchdown. He ran for 56 yards and two touchdowns.

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