Clemson vs Presbyterian post-game notes


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Team Notes


* Clemson now holds a 33-3-4 record all-time against Presbyterian.


* Clemson improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2007 and for just the 12th time in the last 40 years.


* Clemson played 64 players in the first half of today's game, including 57 in the first quarter. For the game, Clemson played a total of 77 players.


* Clemson has had nine touchdown drives of less than two minutes this season. Four of them came in the season opener against North Texas and the other five came in today's game against Presbyterian.


* Clemson equaled its final point total of 35 points from the North Texas game in the first 22 minutes and 29 seconds of today's game.


* Clemson scored 42 point in the first half of today's game. That is the most points Clemson has scored in a half since October 12, 2006, when the Tigers scored 49 points in the first half in a 63-9 win over Temple.


* Clemson scored 58 point in today's win. That is the most points Clemson has scored in a game since October 20, 2007, when Clemson defeated Central Michigan by score of 70-14.


* Clemson held Presbyterian scoreless for the first 43 minutes and 29 seconds of today's game.


* Clemson had 10 different receivers with a reception and five different players with a touchdown reception. Three of the five touchdown receptions were career firsts.


* Three different Clemson players threw touchdown passes today. Kyle Parker and Tajh Boyd threw two apiece and reserve quarterback Donny McElveen threw one. It is the first time three Clemson players have thrown at least one TD pass in a game since last year's Coastal Carolina game when Kyle Parker, Jacoby Ford and Willy Korn all threw TD passes. But today was the first time on record that Clemson has had three different quarterbacks throw a touchdown pass in the same game.



* Clemson has scored 93 points in two games so far this year. It is the most points Clemson has scored through two games since 2000 when Clemson scored 100 points in the first two games, 38-0 win over The Citadel and 62-9 over Missouri.

* Clemson wore orange jerseys and purple pants today, the first time they have worn that uniform combination since the 1950s. Clemson warmed up in orange jerseys and purple pants for the 2006 Georgia Tech game, then changed to all purple by the time they ran down the hill.


* Clemson improved to 24-0 against FCS opponents with today's victory.


* Darius Robinson, a cornerback from College Park, GA, became the fourth first-year freshman to play in a game for Clemson this year. He joins, DeAndre Hopkins, Justin Parker and Martin Jenkins. The final statistics book say that Baushad Breeland played in today's game, but he did not. The correction will be made with the NCAA on Sunday.


Individual Notes


* Dwayne Allen hauled in the longest reception of his career, a 47 yard pass from Kyle Parker, in the 1st quarter. Allen now has three catches for 90 yards this season.


* Kyle Parker threw two touchdown passes today and now has 24 for his career. He moved into a tie for sixth place on the Clemson career list with Bobby Gage (1945-48) and Tommy Kendrick (1969-71).


* Tajh Boyd recorded the first touchdown of his career on a six-yard run in the 1st quarter. He late threw his first two touchdowns as a Tiger.


* Boyd also recorded the first touchdown pass of his career on a nine-yard pass to DeAndre Hopkins on his first career touchdown reception in the 2nd quarter.


* Five Tigers scored their first career touchdowns today. The list includes Boyd, Daniel Barnes, DeAndre Hopkins, Kasey Nobles and Roderick McDowell.


* Barnes and McDowell both had career highs in carries and rushing yards as well. Barnes carried the ball 11 times for 79 rushing yards. McDowell had nine rushes for 86 yards.


* Chandler Catanzaro made his first career field goal attempt with a 47-yard field goal in the third quarter. He also went 6-for-6 on PATs to stay perfect on the season (11-11).


* Donny McElveen had his first career completion and touchdown pass on a one-yard pass to Kasey Nobles. The catch was also Nobles' first career reception and touchdown.


* Andre Branch recorded a career-high two sacks and three tackles for loss in today's game. Branch had just two sacks all last year, but already has three this season.He also tied a career high in tackles with five. He recorded five tackles twice last season against Middle Tennessee and Coastal Carolina.




* Marcus Gilchrist had the longest punt return of his career with a 37-yard return. He outdid his previous career high of 29 yards in last week's game against North Texas. He now has 4 punt returns for 95 yards this season.


* Spencer Shuey had a career high seven tackles and led the team in today's game. He also forced a fumble.


* Eleven defensive players had a career high or tied a career high in tackles in today's game.


* Malliciah Goodman forced both (2) of the Blue Hose's fumbles. He also recorded three tackles. Goodman now has three forced fumbles through two games. The Clemson record for a season is five set last year by teammate Brandon Maye, who is yet to play this season.


Participation Report


Presbyterian College                           Clemson

POS  ## OFFENSE                                POS  ## OFFENSE
LT   70 DOWD, Blake                            LT   61 HAIRSTON
LG   66 SUMNER, Grayson                        LG   73 DAV. SMITH
C    65 TAVERNIER, Jare                        C    55 FREEMAN
RG   72 WILLIAMS, Steph                        RG   74 McCLAIN
RT   76 TRAVIS, Max                            RT   72 WALKER
TE   84 BUMGARNER, Rob                         TE   83 ALLEN
WR   14 RUFF, Michael                          WR   21 DYE
QB   17 MILEY, Brandon                         QB   11 K. PARKER
RB   34 DENDY, Trandon                         RB   8  HARPER
WR   3  MCKOY, Patrick                         FB   30 DIEHL
WR   18 BAILEY, Anderic                        WR   18 J. BROWN

POS  ## DEFENSE                                POS  ## DEFENSE
DE   99 EVANS, Derren                          DE   93 BOWERS
NG   97 Davis, Brian                           NG   98 THOMPSON
DT   98 BOATWRIGHT, Xav                        DT   94 MOORE
DE   94 MILLER, Keyadd                         DE   40 BRANCH
LB   35 PERRY, LJ                              LB   42 HAWKINS
LB   51 BROWN, Derek                           CB   12 GILCHRIST
LB   2  HARRIS, CeeJay                         CB   29 BREWER
DB   36 ROBERTS, James                         SS   2  McDANIEL
ROV  33 BURTON, Matthan                        FS   31 HALL
FS   10 BYRD, Cedric                           CB   36 MAXWELL
CB   26 BETHEL, Justin                         CB   15 SENSABAUGH


 Presbyterian College: 6-TERRELL, Antari, 7-PRUITT, Jimmy, 9-LAWRENCE, Damon, 15-MORELAND, Seth, 16-GARY, Myron,
 21-WILLIAMS, Mark, 23-PALMER, Greg, 24-BYRD, Lance, 28-SWICK, Drew, 29-COLE, Jeremy, 30-WATTS, Jarrod, 31-HUGHES, Montel,
 38-HALL, Ryan, 41-WIDEMAN, Joe, 42-LEONARDI, Brian, 43-ARMSTRONG, Shaw, 44-WUELLNER, Natha, 45-MAYES, Aaron, 46-MORGANO, Patric,
 47-Marcelis Thomps, 49-RUSSELL, JJ, 50-KAYLOR, Billy, 53-WILLIAMS, Andre, 54-FRIERSON, Justi, 57-ROPER, Matthew,
 62-NEWTON, Andrew, 64-SHEPHERD, Bryan, 67-PHILLIPS, Tyler, 69-FLANAGAN, Kevin, 77-MERRITT, Evan, 80-GILKEY, Joey,
 81-ROBBINS, Tyler, 82-LIGON, Thomas, 88-OVERHOLT, Derri, 89-MILLER, Cam, 91-HAWKINS, Connor, 92-BURROUGHS, Ioul,
 96-SHARMAN, Kyle.

 Clemson: 1A-ANTHONY, 1O-OGLE, 2C-C. JONES, 2R-ROBINSON, 3L-LEONARD-HORWITH, 5-MEEKS, 6-HOPKINS, 7R-RICHARDSON, 7-McNEAL,
 8P-J. PARKER, 9-ADAMS, 10-BOYD, 13-BENTON, 14-McELVEEN, 16-WADE, 19-JACKSON, 23-ELLINGTON, 25-McDOWELL, 26-M. JONES,
 27-M. JENKINS, 32-LEWIS, 33-SHUEY, 34-CHRISTIAN, 35-JOSEPH, 37-KA. BROWN, 39-CATANZARO, 41-ANDREWS, 43-SHATLEY, 45-D. BARNES,
 46-WILLARD, 47-HARRISON, 48-NOBLES, 49-HARRIS, 50-WRIGHT, 51-HENDERSON, 52-FAJGENBAUM, 54-SANDERS, 56-MILLER, 58-SIMMONS,
 60-FELT, 62-CLOY, 63-B. THOMAS, 69-FOWLER, 71-SKINNER, 78-RAMSEY, 79-PRICE, 80-FORD, 82-TRAYLOR, 84-DAR. SMITH, 85-CLEAR,
 87-ASHE, 89-CHAVIS, 90-KO. BROWN, 96-ZIMMERMAN, 97-GOODMAN.

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