Clemson scored its third touchdown in as many drives to claim a 21-0 lead with 1:10 remaining in the first quarter. Deshaun Watson linked up with Mike Williams in the back of the end zone for a 15-yard touchdown pass and catch.
Williams also had a 22-yard reception a few plays earlier on third and 4 to keep the drive alive. At the point of the touchdown, the Tigers had accumulated 178 yards of offense, 100 passing and 78 rushing.
The drive spanned nine plays and 68 yards in 3:28.