How to win at Clemson Tigers football game

The Clemson Tigers (2-3, 0-1 ACC) opened the season against the Georgia Bulldogs (2,037) with a 38-0 win on Saturday.

The Tigers will play No. 2 Alabama in the second game of a three-game set on Sunday at 1 p.m.


Here’s a breakdown of what to watch for during the Tigers season opener.

Here are some highlights of the game.

Clemson scored a touchdown on its first possession, and quarterback Jarrett Stidham went 15-of-22 for 231 yards and two touchdowns.

Stidh was 4-of_5 passing for 45 yards and one touchdown in the first half.

He went 10-of­-11 in the third quarter, completing nine of 12 passes for 103 yards and three scores.

The three interceptions he picked off came on first down.

Stids only turnover came on a third-and-14 play.

It came when he was stuffed on a screen pass, then recovered and ran it in for a touchdown.

On the next play, Stidha threw an interception of his own to make it 21-0.

He completed 13 of 15 passes for 180 yards and a touchdown, and added another score on a 23-yard touchdown pass to senior linebacker Darrion Owens.

He added two catches for 22 yards.

Clemson’s next two possessions featured three touchdowns.

The first came on its second drive, when Stidhe completed 10 of 12 for 132 yards and five scores.

He had four catches for 35 yards.

On Clemson’s third drive, the Tigers went up 10-0 with just over six minutes remaining in the game when Stids caught a pass from junior quarterback Jalen Hurd for his first career touchdown.

Stihh threw a touchdown pass of his first to tight end Brandon Smith for his second score.

The play ended when Smith caught a short pass and was tackled for a loss.

Clemson was down 20-3 at the half.

The third quarter featured a two-minute warning, which was enforced by the officials.

The Tiger offense ran out the clock, with Stidholt throwing for 153 yards and four touchdowns, including a 28-yard scoring strike to junior quarterback Travin Dural.

That set up an 11-play, 71-yard drive that culminated with a 4-yard TD run by senior running back Josh Sweat.

Clemson led 31-14 at halftime.

Clemson finished the game with 621 yards of total offense, with a net rating of 105.0.

That is second-best in the ACC.

The Tide had a game-high 11 sacks, and their defensive line gave up just 12 points.

Clemson held Georgia to 17 points and 39 yards on the ground.

The Tigers will return home to face No. 1 Alabama on Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia.

The game is set for 1 p