What Paul Johnson said after Georgia Tech’s win vs. Wake Forest

Georgia Tech overcame an 11-point second quarter deficit to elude a losing streak on Saturday as the Yellow Jackets defeated the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 38-24 at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Trailing 21-10 after a one-yard touchdown run from Wake Forest quarterback John Wolford, Georgia Tech trimmed the deficit to eight on a 42-yard field goal by Brenton King as time expired in the second quarter.

Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall ran for a 49-yard touchdown (two-point conversion no good) to get the lead down to two on the team’s opening offensive drive of the second half.

A 29-yard field goal by Mike Weaver extended the Wake Forest lead to five but Georgia Tech took the lead for good on a 42-yard rushing touchdown by Qua Searcy (two-point conversion no good) with 4:35 left in the third quarter.

Marshall rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns. Georgia Tech running back KirVonte Benson rushed for 136 yards and a touchdown.

Georgia Tech was coming off a 25-24 loss at Miami on Oct. 14 that dropped them out of a first-place tie in the ACC Coastal.

With the win vs. Wake Forest, Georgia Tech (4-2 overall, 3-1 in conference play) is now in sole possession of second place in the ACC Coastal.

Wake Forest, last in the ACC Atlantic standings, drops to 4-3 overall and 1-3 in conference play.

Here’s what Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson had to say after the victory:

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