Virginia Tech Hokies defeat Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 26-17

Virginia Tech's Tre Turner (11) runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) (Ben Margot, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

BLACKSBURG, Va. – On Saturday, Virginia Tech Hokies (3-4, 1-2) hit the road to take on their rival Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-4, 2-3) in Atlanta.

In the battle of ACC foes, the Virginia Tech Hokies defeated the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 26-17.

The game kicked off with a 69-yard pass from Virginia Tech Hokies’ Braxton Burmeister to Tre Turner. Throughout the game, we saw an incredible play from the Hokies’ John Parker Romo, who made several scoring plays throughout the game.

This is the first time the Yellow Jackets have faced the Hokies since its home loss to Virginia Tech in 2019 with a score of 45-0. With Saturday’s loss, the Yellow Jackets could miss a bowl game for the third consecutive year under its current coach, Geoff Collins.

After Saturday’s game, Virginia Tech Hokies will take on the Boston College Eagles on Friday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m.