Watson TDs lift No. 5 Clemson to 42-36 win over Louisville

Watson TDs lift No. 5 Clemson to 42-36 win over Louisville

This time the sold-out primetime tilt was taking place on a attractive early October night, and no one wanted the evening to end.

After the game, Bobby Petrino said it is time for Louisville to get back to work.

Clemson tallied 507 total yards - 306 passing and 201 rushing - for the best showing of the season. Clemson won 26-7 at home against Georgia Tech on September 22. The first-year starter is having a phenomenal start to the season.

The Cardinals pushed their run to 26-0 by scoring the first 10 points of the fourth quarter by way of a field goal and an 11-yard Jackson scamper into the endzone.

"He made it so hard on us", Boulware told reporters.

"I thought it was a great play", Tankersley said. But instead of trying to run through Clemson defensive back Marcus Edmond, Quick let Edmond force him out of bounds at the three - a yard short of the first down. "We understand that we have to put the work in during the week because anybody can be beaten".

Clemson and Louisville have only played three times, ever, all in the last three seasons since the Cardinals joined the ACC Atlantic. He had an okay four-game stretch in September - nothing startling - but the victory against Louisville has put him on an upward trajectory. Some of us (cough, cough me) got the teams wrong. One thing we wanted to do is take out all the big plays and try to make sure they checked down and then come up and make a play, Tankersley said.

"Their quarterback is arguably the best player in America right now". The Volunteers' divisional hopes appeared to fade after Georgia's Jacob Eason hit Riley Ridley for a 47-yard touchdown strike with 10 seconds left, but Jauan Jennings' Hail Mary reception as time expired gave UT a win and command of the SEC East. They took everything Clemson could dish out in Death Valley and gave as good as they got.

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson speaks following the 42-36 loss to Clemson.

Watson's execution on the drive was ideal. That's when Watson took over by leading the Tigers to two touchdowns, throwing the last of his five TDs to wide-open tight end Jordan Leggett with 3:14 to go for the winning points. Dabo Swinney, 79-27 in seven seasons at Clemson. The game was superb theater, but not exactly a classic example of excellent performance.

Six teams ranked in the AP Top 25?

"That fumble, it just kind of hurt me, but I was able to make up for it.", Leggett said.

Clemson turned it over five times, just the fourth time in the Swinney era. Louisville continued their scoring tear going up 36-28, but the Tigers weren't done yet. On a defensive line that's filled with young blue chip talent, Watkins stands out for his experience. "Hurricain" Deon made a leaping catch in the corner of the end zone to cap off a Clemson drive after a turnover. For the season, Barrett has completed 68.6 percent of his passes for 888 yards, 14 touchdowns and two interceptions. "I just knew somehow, someway, we'd find a way".

PITTSBURGH - Nate Peterman threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns, including a 54-yard lob to Jester Weah with 1:04 to go as Pittsburgh avoided a second-half meltdown by outlasting Marshall.

A defeat on the field did not translate to a drop in the Heisman Trophy race for Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. The defense did everything to contain Jackson, and then some. Guillermo also had a key block on Wayne Gallman's 24-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. At the end of the day, you either have the heart or you don't.

The sense of objective that Clemson was able to find on the final play, just before halftime and on that all-important three-and-out powered the Tigers' epic win against Louisville and could end up defining their 2016 season.


  • Jack Nicklaus, other players say farewell to Arnold Palmer

    Jack Nicklaus, other players say farewell to Arnold Palmer

    There are a handful of enlightening tales, none more than a story regarding a phone call from Saunders to Palmer. Guest watch a fly-over at Saint Vincent Basilica. “He was the king of our sport, ” Nicklaus said.

    The World's First Baby With Three Parents Has Been Born

    The couple previously lost two kids owing to this disorder, so they sought help of the New Hope Fertility Center in NY . Ten years after the couple married, Ibtisam became pregnant but she lost the baby in the first of four miscarriages.
    Amnesty International condemns Thailand for barring Hong Kong activist

    Amnesty International condemns Thailand for barring Hong Kong activist

    Mr Wong could not be contacted by members of his political party Demosisto after he arrived at Bangkok , the group said. Wong, who turns 20 next week, is now the secretary general of the Demosisto Party.
  • BLM co-founder: 'Not all of those groups are Black Lives Matter'

    BLM co-founder: 'Not all of those groups are Black Lives Matter'

    The anti-racist protesters stood for four hours unified and strong in their message, facing off with the armed fascists. We make distinctions to be able to lift up the work that people are doing and to give credit to where it is deserved.

    Swansea's Guidolin first EPL coach to be sacked in 2016/17 season

    Bradley, the former USA and Egypt national teams manager, replaced Italian Francesco Guidolin at Swansea on Monday. But the US-based owners of the club chose to appoint the American Bob Bradley .
    Asian stocks lower on Fed rate hike expectations

    Asian stocks lower on Fed rate hike expectations

    It has been the 186th drop in the past 351 trading days, a third consecutive one and also the steepest one in at least 1 year. It sees the United Kingdom expanding at only 1.8 percent this year, and sees a deepening slowdown to 1.1 percent next year.
  • Hingham: Police Raising Break Cancer Awareness with Pink Patches

    According to Sheriff Bob Rost, who organized the initiative, the county has felt the impact of breast cancer firsthand. She's been cancer-free for 25 years. "It's a challenge for spouses as well", Dye said.
    Ortiz delivers another HR, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 5-3

    Ortiz delivers another HR, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 5-3

    Manfred said Ortiz stopped by his office last offseason to say he planned to retire. "That's the best I've ever seen him". That day, the House and Senate moved uncharacteristically swiftly to approve the measure. "We want to enjoy this one".

    West Ham fans roast Gokhan Tore display on social media

    West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic has implored his squad to take a leaf out of Dimitri Payet's book. Middlesbrough went ahead thanks to Cristian Stuani to put the home fans on edge.
  • India beat New Zealand to win series, become top Test team

    Resuming the day on 39, Saha was watchful to start with, getting himself adjusted to the variable bounce off the pitch. The highlight of the day's play in India's second innings was man of the man Saha, who remained unbeaten on 58.

    FBI's Comey faces more questions on extremism, Clinton email

    Under the agreement with the FBI, nothing investigators obtained from the laptop could be used against Mills. Comey was responding in a House Judiciary Committee hearing to an allegation from Ohio Rep.
    Justin Theroux Really Doesn't Mind His 'Mr. Jennifer Aniston' Title

    Justin Theroux Really Doesn't Mind His 'Mr. Jennifer Aniston' Title

    He explained, "You start to feel like the insane person [with the media] portraying you as if you follow that sh-t". Jennifer Aniston" because of her "badass" personality. "She has lived through a lot of bullshit", he said.


Other news