Win Probability 100%

CLEM
VT
CLEM 100%

CLEM

42

VT

35

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • CLEM470
    • 386VT
  • Turnovers

    • CLEM1
    • 2VT
  • Possession

    CLEMVT
    28:0831:52
  • 1st Downs

    • CLEM30
    • 19VT

Game Information

Coverage: ABC
Camping World Stadium
  • Orlando, FL
  • Line: CLEM -11.0
  • Over/Under: 60
Attendance: 50,628
72%
Capacity: 70,000
12/4/2016 Associated Press

Watson accounts for 5 TDs, Clemson beats Virginia Tech 42-35

Deshaun Watson bolstered his Heisman Trophy candidacy by passing for three touchdowns and running for two more to lead third-ranked Clemson to a 42-35 victory over No. 19 Virginia Tech in the Atl

Scoring Summary

1234T
Clemson14714742
Virginia Tech7771435
first QuarterCLEMVT
TD
11:47
Deshaun Watson 3 Yd Run (Greg Huegel Kick)
9 plays, 75 yards, 3:13
70
play
Clemson caps opening driving with Watson's 3-yard TD (0:26)

Clemson takes the opening possession and goes 75 yards in nine plays, ending with Deshaun Watson going up the middle for the end zone putting the Tigers up early 7-0. (0:26)

TD
5:57
Jordan Leggett 21 Yd pass from Deshaun Watson (Greg Huegel Kick)
9 plays, 83 yards, 4:06
140
play
Clemson strikes again with 21-yard TD to Leggett (0:37)

Deshaun Watson runs the option to perfection keeping the ball before finding Jordan Leggett wide open over the middle for a 21-yard touchdown to increase Clemson's lead to 14-0. (0:37)

TD
0:51
Travon McMillian 1 Yd Run (Joey Slye Kick)
11 plays, 77 yards, 5:06
147
play
McMillian punches it in to get Virginia Tech on the board (1:10)

After spotting Clemson an early 14 point lead, Virginia Tech finally answers when Travon McMillian punches it in from a yard out to cut the deficit to 14-7. (1:10)

second QuarterCLEMVT
TD
11:46
Jordan Leggett 10 Yd pass from Deshaun Watson (Greg Huegel Kick)
10 plays, 75 yards, 4:05
147
TD
4:09
Jerod Evans 11 Yd Run (Joey Slye Kick)
5 plays, 70 yards, 1:58
2114
play
Evans busts tackles for the goal line and a Virginia Tech TD (1:28)

Jerod Evens won't be denied as he busts through a number of Clemson tackles to find the end zone and bring Virginia Tech back to within seven. (1:28)

third QuarterCLEMVT
TD
9:17
Wayne Gallman 8 Yd Run (Greg Huegel Kick)
9 plays, 89 yards, 3:38
2814
play
Gallman gets in the end zone for Clemson TD (0:30)

Wayne Gallman slaloms through the defense to pay dirt capping an 89-yard drive with an 8-yard touchdown to put Clemson up 28-14. (0:30)

TD
4:45
Deshaun Watson 2 Yd Run (Greg Huegel Kick)
4 plays, 51 yards, 1:19
3514
play
Watson gets some help to score again for Clemson (1:12)

Deshaun Watson appears to get stuffed short of the goal line until he gets some help from his friends on the offensive line to push him into the end zone for another Clemson touchdown. (1:12)

TD
2:27
Travon McMillian 27 Yd Run (Joey Slye Kick)
5 plays, 75 yards, 2:18
3521
play
T. McMillian run for 27 yds for a TD (1:20)

Travon McMillian run for 27 yds for a TD (1:20)

fourth QuarterCLEMVT
TD
11:35
Jerod Evans 5 Yd Run (Joey Slye Kick)
12 plays, 65 yards, 4:24
3528
play
Evans barrels his way in for Virginia Tech TD (0:30)

Virginia Tech refuses to go away, scoring 14 unanswered points to cut Clemson's lead to 35-28 after Jerod Evans busts his way into the end zone from five yards out. (0:30)

TD
7:33
Hunter Renfrow 15 Yd pass from Deshaun Watson (Greg Huegel Kick)
8 plays, 75 yards, 4:02
4228
play
Clemson regains cushion with 15-yard Renfrow TD (0:42)

Deshaun Watson rolls out and hits Hunter Renfrow on the sideline who scampers 15 yards to the end zone giving Clemson back its 14 point lead in the fourth quarter. (0:42)

TD
5:43
Cam Phillips 26 Yd pass from Jerod Evans (Joey Slye Kick)
6 plays, 76 yards, 1:50
4235
play
Evans hits Philips to keep Virginia Tech hanging around (0:37)

Jerod Evans finds Cam Philips streaking behind the defense for a 26-yard touchdown to bring Virginia Tech back to within 7 points again. (0:37)

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