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Monday, May 21, 2018

Georgia Tech returner Orwin Smith gives up safety on boneheaded kickoff play

Georgia Tech kick returner Orwin Smith committed an ultimate bonehead play on Saturday during a kick return. Smith caught the ball in the end zone, was thinking about taking a knee, but his momentum carried him past the goal line. His hand touched the half yard line before he decided to take a knee, meaning he officially had come out of the end zone before downing himself behind the line. The result was a safety that gave Miami a 12-0 first-quarter lead, which they soon blew. The two points turned out to be extremely costly for Georgia Tech. Miami tied the game at 36 in the final minute to send it to overtime, where they won 42-36.

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