ACC Championship highlights: Clemson 42, Virginia Tech 35

Dec 3, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA; Clemson Tigers tight end Jordan Leggett (16) runs with the ball during the first quarter of the ACC Championship college football game at Camping World Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. — Third-ranked Clemson successfully defended its ACC Championship, and virtually locked up a spot in the College Football Playoff by outlasting the No. 18 Hokies, 42-35.

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson was sensational with 373 total yards and five touchdowns. Cordrea Tankersley had two interceptions to pace the defense, including the game-sealing pick late in the fourth quarter.

Video courtesy ACC Digital Network

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