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Brandon Silvers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to help Troy rout New Mexico State 52-6 in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.
Ryan Kay kicked a 43-yard field goal, his third of the night, and Troy eked out a 37-31 victory with Southern Miss left knocking at the goal line as time expired Saturday night.
The good news for Clemson is that the Tigers are 2-0 after beating Troy, but the bad-news offense once again faces struggles.
ESPN Stats and Information
Deshaun Watson: career-low 35 Total QBR against Troy. He had posted 65+ in every game of his career (w/ enough action plays) before today.
Clemson loses TD over goal line flub
Ray-Ray McCloud appeared to have a long punt return TD, however, he got a little too confident and dropped the ball prior to crossing the goal line, resulting in a touchback in Clemson's win over Troy.