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2017 Schedule
4-0, 1st in ACC - Atlantic
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College Football Playoff picks after Week 4

Oklahoma State fell to TCU, and Penn State just survived against Iowa. One team that had no such trouble was Alabama, which solidified its grasp on the top spot, according to our experts.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN's "College GameDay" is headed to Blacksburg next week for Virginia Tech's home showdown with Clemson. It marks the show's first trip to Virginia Tech since the 2007 season opener. Virginia Tech has hosted the show five times and appeared 13 times, most recently for last year's Battle at Bristol against Tennessee. Clemson will make its 16th appearance and second of the season (Louisville).

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Clemson CB Trayvon Mullen has a concussion, Dabo Swinney confirmed. Dorian O'Daniel and Mark Fields also left Saturday's game. Swinney said O'Daniel is fine but he's yet to get a report on Fields.

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David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell sings the praises of freshman RB Travis Etienne. "He runs like his life depends on it."

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Swinney: We were tested and we responded (2:19)
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Clemson pulls away late to top Boston College (0:51)

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Three minutes into the fourth quarter, Clemson was on the ropes. Things changed quickly, as the Tigers reeled off 27 straight, led by freshman Travis Etienne, who finished with 9 carries, 113 yards and 2 TDs. Dabo Swinney has insisted he has "three worthy starters" at running back, and Etienne wasn't part of that group. But he's now racked up three 50-yard runs on just 23 carries to perhaps force Swinney's hand.

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Etienne spins and scores again (0:51)
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Choice dives in for the Clemson TD (0:27)
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Overton make a great catch along the sideline (0:22)

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

BC ties the game with a 1-yard TD run, and the natives are getting restless in Clemson. The Tigers have run 24 plays for 85 yards since scoring on a long drive in the second quarter. Clemson's normally explosive offense has just two plays of more than 15 yards — both completions to Hunter Renfrow.

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Dillon ties it with a rushing TD for BC (0:31)
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Swinney: They're just kicking our butt (0:37)
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Bryant gets his 6th rushing TD (0:28)

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

After opening the year behind two veterans on the depth chart, Clemson RBs Tavien Feaster (soph) and Travis Etienne (fr) have electrified the Tigers' run game the last two weeks. They helped key a 13-play, 95-yard drive to give Clemson a 7-0 lead, and the two have combined for 248 yards on 26 carries in their last 6 quarters.

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Bryant stops to take pictures with fans (0:25)
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Bryant picked off in 1st quarter (0:50)

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

At the end of the first quarter, Clemson — a 34-point favorite — is tied 0-0 with Boston College. This shouldn't be a huge surprise. Two years ago here, Clemson led BC just 10-7. Four years ago, it was also 0-0. The Tigers won both those games by double digits.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston College will be without senior receiver Charlie Callinan "for an extended time" due to a foot injury, according to the school. Callinan is BC's second-leading receiver (9 catches, 97 yards). The Eagles take on Clemson in Death Valley today.

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Who wins bigger: Oklahoma or Clemson? (0:59)
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Clemson's Central Spirit preps for ACC home opener (0:15)
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Spencer Kelley ESPNU Campus Connection 

Clemson's Central Spirit holding flag practice before their matchup tomorrow vs. Boston College

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Stephen Reintjes ESPN Producer 

Kris Budden takes a trip down the slide at Clemson's state of the art Reeves Football Complex. She joins Dave LaMont and Kelly Stouffer on the call of Boston College vs Clemson Saturday at 3:30 ET on ESPN2.

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Stephen Reintjes ESPN Producer 

Clemson Assistant Athletic Director & Football SID Tim Bourret takes ESPN on a tour of Clemson's new Reeves Football Complex. Catch Dave LaMont, Kelly Stouffer, and Kris Budden on the call (if they're awake by then) Saturday at 3:30 ET on ESPN2.

Spencer Kelley ESPNU Campus Connection 

Clemson's Central Spirit passes out "Beat Boston College" stickers to the student body at Cooper Library

Team Stats

Passing Yards271.042nd
Rushing Yards248.719th
Points For39.0Tied-31st
Points Against10.0Tied-8th

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