Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • CLEM401
    • 272LOU
  • Turnovers

    • CLEM2
    • 2LOU
  • Possession

    CLEMLOU
    29:2530:35
  • 1st Downs

    • CLEM20
    • 16LOU

Game Information

Cardinal Stadium
Coverage: ESPN
  • Louisville, KY 40209
Attendance: 55,396
100%
Capacity: 55,000

No. 11 Clemson survives L'ville in ACC opener

Deshaun Watson threw two touchdown passes, Wayne Gallman ran for 139 yards and No. 11 Clemson held off Louisville 20-17 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both schools.

9/18/2015 Associated Press

Scoring Summary

1234T
Clemson0710320
Louisville037717
second QuarterCLEMLOU
TD
13:12
Hunter Renfrow 32 Yd pass from Deshaun Watson (Greg Huegel Kick)
5 plays, 61 yards, 2:28
70
play
Watson connects with Renfrow, Clemson up 7-0 (0:36)

Deshaun Watson passes to Hunter Renfrow for a 32-yard touchdown to put Clemson up 7-0. (0:36)

FG
1:29
John Wallace 26 Yd Field Goal
6 plays, 76 yards, 1:08
73
play
J. Wallace 26 yd FG GOOD (0:13)

John Wallace 26 yd FG GOOD (0:13)

third QuarterCLEMLOU
TD
10:35
Jeremy Smith 1 Yd Run (John Wallace Kick)
9 plays, 58 yards, 3:48
710
play
Louisville muscles in for TD (0:34)

Jeremy Smith rushes in for a one-year touchdown and Louisville goes up 10-7 in the third quarter. (0:34)

FG
6:57
Greg Huegel 36 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 56 yards, 3:38
1010
play
G. Huegel 36 yd FG GOOD (0:37)

Greg Huegel 36 yd FG GOOD (0:37)

TD
2:37
Jordan Leggett 25 Yd pass from Deshaun Watson (Greg Huegel Kick)
6 plays, 62 yards, 2:31
1710
play
Clemson uses funky formation for TD (0:36)

Deshaun Watson finds a wide-open Jordan Leggett for 25 yards and touchdown. No. 11 Clemson has a 17-10 lead over Louisville on ESPN. (0:36)

fourth QuarterCLEMLOU
FG
9:57
Greg Huegel 27 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 54 yards, 4:05
2010
play
G. Huegel 27 yd FG GOOD (0:18)

Greg Huegel 27 yd FG GOOD (0:18)

TD
9:41
Traveon Samuel 100 Yd Kickoff Return (John Wallace Kick)
0 plays, 0 yards, 0:16
2017
play
Louisville returns kickoff 100 yards for TD (1:33)

Traveon Samuel returns a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown. Louisville cuts the deficit to 20-17. (1:33)

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