BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Logan Thomas ran 2 yards for a touchdown and then ran for the 2-point conversion in the third overtime Saturday, as Virginia Tech overcame a sloppy performance and beat Marshall 29-21.
The Hokies (3-1), who tied the game with 3:09 left in regulation, got the ball first in the third overtime, after neither team had scored in the first two,.
Thomas put some plays together. He ran for 2 yards, hit Chris Mangus for 10, ran for 2, and hit Josh Stanford. After a pass interference call on the Herd, Thomas bolted through the line for the touchdown, and then the PAT.
Marshall (2-2) got to the Hokies' 14, but then Rakeem Cato couldn't find a receiver, and when Davonte Allen couldn't come up with his fourth-down pass in the end zone, the marathon game was finally over.
The game was played in driving rain.
Nike Men's Virginia Tech Hokies Maroon/Orange Team Issue Performance PoloShop
Roberto Aguayo 45 yd FG GOOD
Austin Seibert 47 yd FG MISSED
Baker Mayfield pass complete to Durron Neal for 22 yds to the OKSt 27 for a 1ST down
Gary Wunderlich 38 yd FG MISSED
Chad Kelly pass complete to Cody Core for 5 yds to the MisSt 21