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ACC providing the fireworks again in Week 5

The ACC will be the focus of the college football world again this weekend, led by the top-5 showdown between Louisville and Clemson.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

ACC quarterbacks had a monster Saturday. Here's how they stacked up compared to the rest of the country...

Sad fans of college football: Week 4 edition (0:28)
ESPN Stats & Info

Jackets can't hang with Tigers anymore

Georgia Tech totaled 440 yards in 2013 against Clemson. Each year since, the Yellow Jackets' yardage has steadily declined.

Watson, Clemson stay focused in win over Georgia Tech (1:51)

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Clemson LB Ben Boulware was pretty pleased with his defensive line tonight. Really helped the Tigers hold Georgia Tech to less than 100 yards rushing. Said they dominated Ga Tech's offensive line


Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney calls the first half of the Tigers' 26-7 win over Georgia Tech a "dominant performance." The second half? "Weird."

Clemson cruises past Georgia Tech to end Atlanta road woes (1:05)
Clemson's defense the story in win over Georgia Tech (1:06)

Clemson dominates 1st half, rolls past Ga. Tech

Deshaun Watson and No. 5 Clemson finally turned in the performance everyone was expecting, totally dominating Georgia Tech in the first half on the way to a 26-7 victory Thursday night.

Watson breaks down victory over Georgia Tech (1:40)
Swinney pleased with Clemson's effort against Georgia Tech (1:06)

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

One key stat in Clemson's 26-7 win over Georgia Tech is that the Yellow Jackets rushed for just 95 yards. That snapped a streak of nine straight games with at least 100 rushing yards. Clemson held them to 71 rushing yards in Week 6 last year


Georgia Tech trick play goes wrong

Tech's attempt at trickery backfires as Dedrick Mills' halfback option is intercepted by Clemson's Van Smith in the fourth quarter. It leads to a 47-yard field goal by Greg Huegel, increasing the Tigers' lead to 26-7.


Yellow Jackets get on the board

Georgia Tech breaks through for its first points of the game as Dedrick Mills powers in from 2 yards out to cut into Clemson's lead early in the fourth quarter. The Tigers are ahead 23-7 on ESPN.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

With that 2-yard TD run by Dedrick Mills Georgia Tech is finally on the board. The Yellow Jackets avoided getting shutout at home for the first time since rival Georgia shut them out in 1957

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

At the half, Clemson leads 23-0, but the offensive stats look even worse. Clemson is currently out-gaining Georgia Tech 347-22. Clemson QB Deshaun Watson has 262 passing yards and leads Clemson with 27 rushing yards. Right now, four Clemson receivers have more yards than Georgia Tech, including Ray-Ray McCloud who has seven catches for 90 yards. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the fewest yards Clemson allowed in a first half in the last 10 seasons is -2 to Boston College in 2009. This is the second fewest yards allowed in a first half in the last 10 seasons for Clemson. Prior to tonight, the fewest yards Georgia Tech had in the 1st half under Paul Johnson was 32 yards vs Iowa in the 2009 Orange Bowl (January 5, 2010).


Clemson ends first half with a flurry

The Tigers cap a dominating half with Deshaun Watson hooking up with Jordan Leggett for a 9-yard touchdown pass with four seconds left in the second quarter. Watson has two TD passes for Clemson, which leads Georgia Tech 23-0 at intermission.

Team Stats

Passing Yards112.5125th
Rushing Yards216.836th
Points For24.3102nd
Points Against14.314th