Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes
MIAMI -- The loss of running back Mark Walton to a season-ending ankle surgery will impact more than just Miami's running game.
Coach Mark Richt notes there will be a trickle-down effect on special teams as well when the 11th-ranked Hurricanes (4-0, 2-0 ACC) host Georgia Tech (3-1, 2-0) on Saturday afternoon.
Walton's replacement in the backfield, sophomore Travis Homer, has been a key performer on Miami's special teams in addition to backing up Walton in the early going. He is eager about the task, refusing even to take a break in last week's 24-20 victory over Florida State when Richt said he could sit out coverage on a kickoff.Read More...