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ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech was a bit listless after its upset of Virginia Tech. Nike Air Max 90 Essential Herre .Fortunately for the Yellow Jackets, they came up with enough big plays to beat Virginia.Marcus Marshall ran 67 yards for a touchdown, Justin Thomas threw a 54-yard scoring pass to Clinton Lynch and Qua Searcy broke loose for a 60-yard TD, leading Georgia Tech to a 31-17 victory over the Cavaliers on Saturday.As if that wasnt enough, Lance Austin sealed the win with a dazzling 24-yard interception return for a touchdown, showing off several nifty moves.It took us a while get going, Marshall said.Georgia Tech (7-4, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) struggled through most of the first half and went to the locker room trailing 10-7. Marshalls career-long run in front of the Cavaliers bench accounted for more than half of the Yellow Jackets 111 yards at the break.But Virginia (2-9, 1-6) couldnt hold on with Matt Johns starting at quarterback for the first time this season. He was 27 of 44 for 220 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown to Ryan Santoro that cut the gap to 24-17 with 7:18 remaining. But Johns also had three interceptions in the second half, including the pick by Austin that finished off Virginia.He played well for a long, long time, Mendenhall said of Johns, who reclaimed the starting job he held last season. He did the best he could.Marshall finished with 127 yards on 16 carries. Thomas, who didnt play the previous week in an upset of Virginia Tech because of an injury, completed 5 of 10 passes for 122 yards in his final game at Bobby Dodd Stadium.I have a lot of great memories in this stadium, the senior quarterback said. We did a lot of great things in our careers. It was a great moment.TAKEAWAYSVirginia: A year to forget -- boy, that must sound familiar to Wahoo fans -- is mercifully winding down. The Cavaliers were doomed by another second-half meltdown, which has become a familiar theme. They have been outscored 183-114 over the final two quarters this season.Georgia Tech: The triple-option offense had all sorts of blocking breakdowns, most notably when coach Paul Johnson decided to go for it on fourth-and-1 at his own 29. Backup quarterback Matthew Jordan was stuffed for no gain on a play, and Johnson griped that his team missed all three of its key blocks. But the Yellow Jackets avoided the sort of upset that wouldve really turned up the heat on Johnson, whose job security has been questioned with a new athletic director coming aboard.FIELD GOAL WOESVirginia has another tough day in the kicking game.Sam Hayward missed from 31 and 42 yards, though he did manage to connect from 30 yards. That leaves him 3 of 7 for the season and the Cavaliers at 4 of 9 overall. They havent made a kick longer than 36 yards.TOUGH DAYGeorgia Techs Brad Stewart dropped what like a sure touchdown pass in the third quarter, getting some 10 yards behind the secondary but bobbling away a throw that hit him right in stride.It only got worse for the sophomore receiver. Later in the period, he sustained what appeared to be a potentially serious left knee injury while returning a punt. Stewart had to be helped off the field and didnt return.UP NEXTVirginia: Finishes its first year under coach Bronco Mendenhall next Saturday at Virginia Tech, which has won 12 straight games in the series. The Cavaliers need an upset to avoid tying the school record for most losses in a season.Georgia Tech: Closes the regular season on the road against state rival Georgia. The Bulldogs have won 13 of the last 15 meetings between the teams, including a 13-7 victory in 2015 that turned out to be the final game at Georgia for coach Mark Richt.---Follow Paul Newberry on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pnewberry1963 . His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/paul-newberry .---For more AP college football coverage: www.collegefootball.ap.org Nike Air Max 97 Tilbud . They had already blown a double-digit lead, fans were hitting the exits, and a long seven-game road trip waited at the end. Nike Air Max 90 Dame .C. -- Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Bobcats got off to a fast start, and the Sacramento Kings were never quite able to catch up. http://www.airmax97dk.com/billige-nike-air-max-90/air-max-90-herre.html . "Theyve both been real good," said Babcock. "Havent changed our minds." A decision has seemingly been made - Sundays Group B-deciding tilt against Finland ahead - but it could not have been an easy one. Price opened the tournament with a sturdy 19-save performance against the Norwegians, yielding just one goal. NEW ORLEANS -- NFL star Darren Sharper filed a federal court notice Friday that he now plans to appeal his conviction and nearly two-decade sentence in a drug and sexual assault case -- a case in which he pleaded guilty.Sharper pleaded guilty or no-contest in four states where he faced allegations that he drugged and raped women. Charged in both state and federal jurisdictions, he had entered a so-called global plea deal in early 2015 that called for a roughly nine-year sentence.But U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo in New Orleans rejected what she said was a too lenient sentence and last week imposed an 18-year, four-month prison term -- just shy of the 20-year maximum she said was called for in sentencing guidelines.A Louisiana state judge on Thursday added a 20-year sentence to run at the same time.The grounds for his appeal were not spelled out in Fridays one-paragraph filing and it was unclear what the defense teams next move would be in state court in Louisiana or other states. A defense attorney did not immediately respond to a call for comment Friday afternoon and the state appeal court in New Orleans was closed.Donald Chick Foret, a New Orleans attorney with experience in the federal court system said the appeal following a plea bargain and sentence is unusual.Hes got very experienced and sophiisticated lawyers who have extensive experience with these types of complex criminal matters and if an appeal was filed, they must think that they have an issue for review, Foret added. Nike Air Max 2017 Tilbud. Sharper pleaded guilty to criminal charges in Arizona and was immediately sentenced to nine years. He pleaded guilty in Nevada and no-contest in California and is awaiting formal sentencing. All of the charges arose from allegations that he drugged and raped women. Criminal charges named nine victims but Milazzo said during court proceedings that there are allegations of as many as 16 victims -- a factor state Judge Karen Herman reiterated in sentencing Sharper to 20 years Thursday.Sharper apologized to victims and their families after two victims gave tearful and sometimes angry impact statements in court this week.After retiring from a 14-year career in 2011, Sharper was working as an NFL network analyst when women began telling police in several cities similar stories of blacking out while drinking with him and waking up groggy to find they had been sexually abused.Sharper played in two Super Bowls, one with the Packers as a rookie and one with New Orleans Saints when they won in 2010. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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