By the numbers: No. 2 Clemson 31, No. 17 Virginia Tech 17

By the numbers: No. 2 Clemson 31, No. 17 Virginia Tech 17


By the numbers: No. 2 Clemson 31, No. 17 Virginia Tech 17

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Second-ranked Clemson again came out ready to play on Saturday as the Tigers rolled to a 31-17 victory over No. 12 Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va.

Here are some of the numbers you need to know from the Tigers’ victory.

3: Clemson has three wins over top 25 teams within the first five games for the season for just the second time in history. The only other time it happened was 2011, and that year, the third win was at Virginia Tech.

5: The Tigers won their fifth consecutive game against Virginia Tech. Only one of the wins has been at home. Clemson had lost five consecutive games to the Hokies before the recent streak started in 2011.

8: Clemson extended its school record streak of eight consecutive wins against a top 25 team. It is the longest active streak in the FBS.

10-1: Clemson is now 10-1 in matchups of top 15 teams since 2015.

11: Linebacker J.D. Davis, the son of former Clemson All-American Jeff Davis, led the Tigers with 11 tackles on Saturday night.

12: Clemson won its 12th consecutive game on the opponent’s home field, the longest streak in Clemson history and tied for the second longest active streak in the nation. Oklahoma has 13 and Alabama also has 12.

100: With his second reception last night, Hunter Renfrow reached 100 receptions for his career. He now has at least one reception in 19 straight games.

256: Clemson averages 256 yards per first half this year. Clemson gained 271 yards of total offense in the first half, the third time this year Clemson has had at least 250 in the first half. Clemson had 326 against Kent State, 334 vs. Louisville and 271 in this game.


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