ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas says his will to win drove him — and Georgia Tech — to comeback wins over Georgia Southern and Virginia Tech in his memorable first month as the Yellow Jackets’ starting quarterback.

Thomas, who will carry back-to-back 100-yard rushing games into undefeated Georgia Tech’s game against Miami on Saturday night, is only one of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s new names in starring roles.

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Among the ACC’s other breakout stars: Louisville safety Gerod Holliman, another first-year starter who leads the nation in interceptions; Duke freshman running back Shaun Wilson, who had a school-record 245 yards rushing against Kansas; Florida State receiver Jesus Wilson and North Carolina State quarterback Jacoby Brissett.

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Thomas ranks second among FBS quarterbacks in rushing yards per game.

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