Clemson Football: 5 areas of concern vs. Ohio State Buckeyes

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - DECEMBER 07: Chase Young #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after the BIG Ten Football Championship Game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 07, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - DECEMBER 07: Chase Young #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after the BIG Ten Football Championship Game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 07, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) /
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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – DECEMBER 07: Head coach Ryan Day of the Ohio State Buckeyes holds up the Big Ten Championship trophy after a win over the Wisconsin Badgers at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 07, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – DECEMBER 07: Head coach Ryan Day of the Ohio State Buckeyes holds up the Big Ten Championship trophy after a win over the Wisconsin Badgers at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 07, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images) /

2. Special Teams

Special Teams, in general, are certainly a concern coming into this one.

BT Potter has been great at times, but has been extremely inconsistent in the place-kicking game. Will Spiers has also been inconsistent as a punter.

Derion Kendrick has dropped a couple of punts back as a punt returner.

In a game where the talent is fairly equal, the last thing you want is to make a mistake on special teams or miss a field goal.

Spiers giving Ohio State a short field on a shanked punt could be the difference in a touchdown. Potter missing a 33-yard field goal attempt could be the difference in the outcome. The special teams have to be efficient and solid here in the postseason.