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Miami defense stalls Georgia Tech's offense

Saturday marked the first time dating back to 2007 that Georgia Tech did not have a play of more than 20 yards.

Paul Johnson, who was hired in December 2007, brought the Georgia Tech offense into Saturday's game with Miami with a top 20 offense in numerous categories (5th in rushing, 17th in scoring, and 17th total offense).

Miami's defense stepped up and limited Tech's offense to zero rushes of 11 yards or more on their first 46 carries. Tech finished the game with 48 carries for 150 yards, well below their season average of 321 yards per game.

We're sure defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio, and the rest of the Hurricane defensive staff, will be getting plenty of calls and emails in the coming weeks from coaches wanting some insight on their game plan against the triple option.