It was dusk on Nov. 1, 2008. I remember the feeling well—the crushing feeling of hopeful optimism giving way to utter resignation. With a minute left, Florida State was closing in on the go-ahead touchdown, […]
Over a span of nine minutes in the second half, the Hurricanes went on a 24-2 run as Tech’s offensive game fell silent and Miami’s top scoring options came to life. The Jackets were unable to muster a comeback and fell 54-36, watching Miami advance to the second round as their own season came to an end.
While the score of Tech’s fourth bowl game under Head Coach Paul Johnson was closer than the first three, the ultimate result was the same. Despite leading Utah 24-10 midway through the fourth quarter, Tech surrendered two late scores and wound up falling 30-27 in overtime to Utah in the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 31.