Virginia Tech's Tré Turner explodes for over 150 receiving yards in 1st half vs. Georgia Tech
Virginia Tech senior Tré Turner is having a career day vs. Georgia Tech on Saturday afternoon.
Turner caught 4 passes for a career-high 168 yards and 1 touchdown in the first half vs. the Yellow Jackets. Here’s his touchdown, which came on an under thrown ball from quarterback Braxton Burmeister:
Checking in with Tre Turner who, despite the under thrown pass, turned this into a 69 yards score.
— PFN Draft (@PFNDraft) October 30, 2021
Turner also made a 61-yard catch later in the first half.
His previous career-high for receiving yards in a game came vs. Virginia back on Nov. 29, 2019. He made 7 catches for 134 yards and 1 touchdown vs. the Cavaliers that day.
This marks the fourth 100-yard receiving day of Turner’s collegiate career, which stretches back to 2018.
The Hokies are trying to get back on track after losing to Syracuse last week. They entered this game with a 3-4 record and need a win today in order to stay on pace for bowl eligibility.
Va Tech is looking for its second consecutive win over the Yellow Jackets. The Hokies lead 20-7 at the half in Atlanta.