No. 3 Tigers win wild one over FSU to stay unbeaten

clemfoot-fsuNo. 3-ranked Clemson snapped a 10-year drought without a win in Doak Campbell Stadium on by topping No. 12 Florida State in ACC play.

Tigers quarterback DeShaun Watson finished 27-of-43 passing for 387 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Watson threw the game-winning 34-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Leggett with 2:06 left in the fourth quarter as Leggett cut up the sideline and dove into the end zone for the go-ahead score.

Watson’s other TD pass was a 3-yarder to Socastee product Hunter Renfrow, who returned to the starting lineup for the first time since breaking a bone in his hand earlier in the season against Troy.

Clemson (8-0, 5-0) remained among the College Football Playoff favorites with the victory, while Florida State fell to 5-3, 2-3.

Seminoles star Dalvin Cook rushed for 169 yards and a career-high four touchdowns. Cook posted his fifth straight 100-yard rushing game in the loss, and he also became just the seventh running back in college football history to eclipse 1,000 yards for three straight seasons.

Photo courtesy of CU Athletics

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