They may still be dancing on the turf at Bobby Dodd Stadium this morning after Georgia Tech reserve defensive back Lance Austin scooped up a blocked Florida State fumble and became part of Jacket lore. Austin, who was only in the game after the starting cornerback D.J. White didn’t play due to an injury and his backup got hurt as well, turned what hours earlier appeared to be the worst scheduling of a homecoming opponent ever into the highlight you’re seeing everywhere.
A couple of things you may not know of yet are who was on Austin’s mind when he scored and knelt down and the significance of who was running down the field alongside him. The story is available at ajc.com.