Clemson Football vs App State: Running Diary


The Clemson football team defeated the App State Mountaineers 456789 Saturday. Here is the complete story told by twitter.

The Clemson football team picked up their second victory of the season when they defeated the App State Mountaineers by a score of 41-10. The Tigers got off to a slow start, only leading App State 3-0 at the end of the first quarter, but after a couple of interceptions and plays in the second quarter put this game to rest rather quickly. The Tigers went to halftime with a 31-0 lead.

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Here is the story told by twitter.


Clemson football fans were pumped up and ready for this game. The crowd was still loud and gave the team great support all day long.

First Quarter:

The Clemson defense played great to start the game, but the offense got off to a slow start. Watson improved as the day went along and yes, Tiger fans that was sarcasm about the Heisman chances.

This happened after two unofficial field goal attempts. Greg Huegel hit the field goal and put Clemson ahead 3-0.

Kearse forces the interception and gets the Clemson defense off the field.

Second Quarter:

Injuries plagued the team when Ryan Norton went down with another knee injury. Luckily, he was able to return to the game.

Tiger fans and coaches alike were frustrated when the Clemson offense had to punt again in the second quarter and just held a 3-0 lead almost midway through the second quarter.

Carlos Watkins provided the much needed spark when he picked off quarter back Taylor Lamb’s pass and took it back for a touchdown. This gave Clemson a 10-0 lead.

The defense picked off another ball to give the Tigers good field position to begin their offensive drive.

On 3rd down and seven, Deshaun Watson hit Charone Peake in the corner of the end zone and that put the Tigers up 17-0.

Wayne Gallman scored a touchdown, but it was called back due to a hold. On the very next play, Gallman ran the ball up the middle and lowered his shoulder on the Mountaineer defender for the touchdown.

This is one of the major concerns going forward. Clemson’s kick coverage was consistently giving up big returns in the first quarter. Hopefully, they can fix this before the Louisville game.

Deshaun Watson found Charone Peake on a huge pass behind the defense for the score. This put Clemson football up 31-0.

Lawson played well all game long. This play was made with 0:17 left in the second quarter.

Third Quarter:

When just over ten minutes left in the third quarter, Watson hooked up with Artavis Scott to put the Tigers up 38-0.

App State finally scored when the Mountaineers kicked a field goal with just 1:13 left in the third quarter. Ray Ray McCloud brought the ball back to the 26-yard line, which set up a Greg Huegel field goal attempt.

Fourth Quarter:

Still a question mark in the kicking game.

We finally got to see Kelly Bryant with 6:57 left in the game, he was shaken up when his helmet popped off, but hopefully he is okay.

Greg Huegel finished the day 2 for 3.

The Clemson football team finished the game with a 41-10 victory. The Tigers will now turn their focus to Louisville in five days.

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