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“The way I look at it, the best way to keep a dynamic offense from scoring points is keeping them off the field,” Tech quarterback Logan Thomas said. “Hopefully, we can do that by keeping the ball, but also punching it in for seven because that just takes the time off the clock and gets you seven points and it limits their time being on the field, so it makes it that much better for our defense and that much better for our offense and it kind of makes them one-handed.”

That’s the strategy coach Frank Beamer said he plans to employ against the Tigers, who are second in the ACC in scoring at 41.3 points per game.

“I think the less time they have the ball, the better,” Beamer said. “I think we’re going to have to score some points ourselves. I think they’re an offense that, they’ve got too many weapons.

“They stretch you quite a bit. I think that’s the game we’ve got to play. We’ve got to move the ball football and get points ourselves. The less time they have it, the better.”

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