Watson paints Columbia orange as Tigers go to 12-0 with win over Gamecocks

Clemson had Deshaun Watson and South Carolina didn’t. End of story, end of game. Top-ranked Clemson’s talented sophomore quarterback had another stellar effort and led a crucial fourth quarter scoring drive in Clemson’s 37-25 victory over South Carolina Saturday afternoon at Williams-Brice Stadium, helping ease the sting of three more turnovers that almost doomed the effort.

Instant Analysis: No. 1 Clemson 37, South Carolina 32

Have yourself a day Deshaun Watson. Watson led Clemson to a 37-32 victory over archrival South Carolina. Top-ranked Clemson finishes the regular season 12-0, while the Gamecocks drop to 3-9 on the season.

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LIVE updates and photos from the Clemson vs. South Carolina game as the top-ranked Clemson Tigers look to topple the 3-8 Gamecocks.

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Clemson vs. South Carolina prediction
Clemson and South Carolina will take to the gridiron to face off against each other for the 113th time Saturday, and while this game doesn’t feature a battle of Top 15 teams as hit has in recent years, it does feature the nation’s top-ranked team.

NamePOSHt/WtHometownESPN Rank
Nyles Pinckney PhotoNyles PinckneyDT6-3/290Seabrook, SC
Tavien Feaster PhotoTavien FeasterRB6-0/202Spartanburg, SC
Tre Lamar PhotoTre LamarLB6-4/235Roswell, GA
T.J. Chase PhotoT.J. ChaseWR6-2/175Plant City, FL
J.C. Chalk PhotoJ.C. ChalkTE6-4/230Argyle, TX
Zerrick Cooper PhotoZerrick CooperQB6-4/200Jonesboro, GA
Xavier Kelly PhotoXavier KellyDE6-5/255Wichita, KS
Sean Pollard PhotoSean PollardOG6-5/295Southern Pines, NC
Jamie Skalski PhotoJamie SkalskiLB6-1/225Newnan, GA
Cornell Powell PhotoCornell PowellWR6-1/200Greenville, NC
Tremayne Anchrum PhotoTremayne AnchrumOG/OT6-3/268Powder Springs, GA
Chandler Reeves PhotoChandler ReevesOT6-6/255McDonough, GA


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