Shrader’s 5TDs leads Syracuse past Virginia Tech 41-36

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CORRECTS ID TO ROB HANNA (19) , NOT CODY ROSCOE (18) – Virginia Tech running back Malachi Thomas (24) scores a touchdown past Syracuse’s Mikel Jones (3) and Rob Hanna (19) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Blacksburg Va., Saturday, Oct. 23 2021. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Garrett Shrader rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two, including one to Damien Alford with 19 seconds left, to lift Syracuse to a 41-36 victory over Virginia Tech.

The Orange scored 14 points in the final 2:28 to snap a three-game losing streak.

Shrader’s 45-yard scoring toss to Alford, who beat Virginia Tech’s Dorian Strong, was the difference.

Malachi Thomas paced Virginia Tech, which has lost three straight games, with 151 yards rushing and three touchdowns.

The Hokies finished with season highs in total yards (437) and rushing yards (260).

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