Clemson-Colorado Play-By-Play Log


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Dec. 27, 2005

Champs Sports Bowl
Orlando, Florida
Kickoff - 5:04 p.m.
Weather - Clear and cool

Colorado (7-5) vs. Clemson (7-4)
Clemson wins coin toss, defers to the second half. Colorado will receive the opening kickoff and move from left to right (away from the Citrus Bowl scoreboard).

Stephen Furr's kickoff is into the end zone for a touchback.

FIRST QUARTER
COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 20 - Cox slant pass complete to Judge for 16.
1-10 at own 36 - Charles runs right for 2.
2-8 at own 38 - Cox pass left side to Charles incomplete.
3-8 at own 38 - Cox scrambles, sacked for -1 by Bennett.
4-9 at own 37 - Torp punt of 63 yards for a touchback.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 20 - Whitehurst wide receiver screen to Kelly left side for 4.
2-6 at own 24 - Davis runs left side for 8.
1-10 at own 32 - PENALTY - Offside Colorado, 5 yards.
1-5 at own 37 - Stuckey lateral run right for 4.
2-1 at own 41 - PENALTY - Offside Colorado, 5 yards.
1-10 at own 46 - Davis runs off right tackle for 1.
2-9 at own 47 - PENALTY - Delay Clemson, 5 yards.
2-14 at own 42 - Whitehurst incomplete to Kelly right sideline (drop).
3-14 at own 42 - Whitehurst screen pass to Davis complete for -1.
4-15 at own 41 - Chason punt of 23 (partially blocked). No return.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 36 - Cox incomplete deep right sideline toward Williams.
2-10 at own 36 - Charles runs left for -1.
3-11 at own 35 - Cox screen pass incomplete.
4-11 at own 35 - Torp punt of 52. No return.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 14 - Davis runs left side for 6.
2-4 at own 20 - Davis runs left side for 20.
1-10 at own 40 - Whitehurst complete deep right side to Baham for 20.
1-10 at CO 40 - Davis runs right for -2.
2-12 at CO 42 - Whitehurst scrambles for 2.
3-10 at CO 40 - Whitehurst complete deep left sideline to Baham for 25.
1-10 at CO 15 - Stuckey later run left for 5.
2-5 at CO 10 - Davis runs ahead for 1.
3-4 at CO 9 - Whitehurst incomplete over middle for Hunter.
4-4 at CO 9 - Dean 26-yard FG attempt is GOOD (5:23). Clemson 3, Colorado 0 (10 plays, 77 yards in 3:16).

Furr's kickoff is fielded by Robinson, lateraled to Charles on a reverse, who returns it to the 31.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 31 - Charles runs right for no gain.
2-10 at own 31 - Cox incomplete under pressure from Waters.
3-10 at own 31 - Cox incomplete deep middle for Klopfenstein.
4-10 at own 31 - Torp punt of 67. No return.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 2 - Whitehurst swing pass right complete to Taylor for 4.
2-6 at own 6 - Whitehurst screen pass to Kelly complete for -2.
3-8 at own 4 - Whitehurst incomplete over middle to Stuckey (drop).
4-8 at own 4 - Chason punt of 25 yards. No return.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at CU 29 - Vickers runs left side for 6.
2-4 at CU 23 - Charles sweeps left end for 13.
1-G at CU 10 - Charles sweeps right end for 1.
2-G at CU 9 - Charles runs right for -2.
3-G at CU 11 - Charles sweeps left for -8.
4-G at CU 19 - END OF QUARTER

SECOND QUARTER
4-G at CU 19 - Crosby 36-yard FG attempt is GOOD (14:56). Clemson 3, Colorado 3 (6 plays, 10 yards in 2:48).

Crosby's kickoff is taken by Kelly and returned to the 25.

NOTE - Stuckey out for rest of half with possible concussion suffered last possession. Will be re-evaluated at halftime.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 25 - PENALTY - False Start Clemson, 5 yards.
1-15 at own 20 - Grisham lateral run for 5.
2-10 at own 25 - Whitehurst complete left sideline to Grisham for 28.
1-10 at CO 47 - PENALTY - Ineligible receiver downfield Clemson, 5 yards (negates touchdown pass to Davis).
1-15 at own 48 - Davis runs right side for 2.
2-13 at 50 - Whitehurst sacked for -5.
3-18 at own 45 - Whitehurst incomplete deep right hash to Kelly.
4-18 at own 45 - Chason punt of 38. No return.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 17 - Charles runs left for -2.
2-12 at own 15 - Cox incomplete left sideline toward Judge.
3-12 at own 15 - Cox scrambles for 7.
4-5 at own 22 - Torp punt of 43. No return.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 35 - Merriweather runs left side for 3.
2-7 at own 38 - Whitehurst swing pass toward Merriweather incomplete.
3-7 at own 38 - Whitehurst complete left sideline to Hunter for 10.
1-10 at own 48 - Whitehurst incomplete left sideline.
2-10 at own 48 - Whitehurst complete left sideline to Hunter for 9.
3-1 at CO 43 - PENALTY - Offside Colorado, 5 yards.
1-10 at CO 38 - Davis runs left side for -2.
2-12 at CO 40 - Whitehurst complete to Harris for 8.
3-4 at CO 32 - Whitehurst shovel pass to Davis complete for 22.
1-G at CO 10 - Davis runs up middle for 2.
2-G at CO 8 - Davis runs left side for no gain.
3-G at CO 8 - Whitehurst complete over middle to Hunter for 7.
4-G at CO 1 - Dean 18-yard FG attempt is GOOD (5:48). Clemson 6, Colorado 3. (12 plays, 64 yards in 5:11).

Furr's kickoff is out of bounds.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 35 - Vickers runs left for 2.
2-8 at own 37 - Cox complete right side to Vickers for 10.
1-10 at own 47 - Ellis runs right for no gain.
2-10 at own 47 - Cox sacked for -11 by Gaines Adams.
3-21 at own 36 - Cox shovel pass incomplete.
4-21 at own 36 - Torp punt of 41. No return.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 23 - Davis runs left for 3.
2-7 at own 26 - Davis draw run for 14.
1-10 at own 40 - PENALTY - Offside Colorado, 5 yards.
1-5 at own 45 - Whitehurst intercepted deep middle by Henderson, returned to Colorado 49.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 49 - Cox scrambles for 1.
2-9 at 50 - Cox incomplete left flat for Charles.
3-9 at 50 - Charles draw run for no gain.
4-9 at 50 - Torp punt of 41. No return.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 9 - PENALTY - False Start Clemson, Half-distance to goal.
1-14 at own 5 - Davis runs ahead for 4.
2-10 at own 9 - Davis runs left for no gain.
3-10 at own 9 - HALFTIME

THIRD QUARTER
Crosby's kickoff is returned by Grisham to the 33.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 33 - Davis runs left side for 5.
2-5 at own 38 - Davis runs left side for 40.
1-10 at CO 22 - Merriweather runs right for -1.
2-11 at CO 23 - Merriweather runs left side for 5.
3-6 at CO 18 - Whitehurst slant pass right side complete to Kelly for 11.
1-G at CO 7 - Davis runs right side for 1.
2-G at CO 6 - Whitehurst incomplete to Downer in end zone (out of bounds).
3-G at CO 6 - Whitehurst scrambles right side for TD (11:45). Dean kick. 13-3 Clemson. (8 plays, 67 yards in 3:15.

Furr's kickoff is taken by Robinson at the four, returned to the 29.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 29 - Charles runs ahead for 6.
2-4 at own 35 - Vickers runs right side for 3.
3-1 at own 38 - Charles runs up middle for -1.
4-2 at own 37 - Torp punt of 47. No return.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 17 - Davis runs ahead for 3.
2-7 at own 20 - Whitehurst complete to Baham right sideline for 5.
3-2 at own 25 - Davis runs left for no gain.
4-2 at own 25 - Chason punt of 41. Returned, fumbled and recovered by Colorado.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 49 - Cox sacked for - 12 by Adams.
2-22 at own 37 - PENALTY - False start Colorado, 5 yards.
2-27 at own 32 - Cox complete over middle to Klopfenstein for 6.
3-22 at own 38 - Cox complete screen pass to Charles for -5.
4-27 at own 33 - Torp punt of 37. Kelly return of 3.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 33 - Whitehurst complete right sideline to Grisham for 6.
2-4 at own 39 - Davis runs ahead for 11.
1-10 at own 50 - Davis runs right for 2.
2-8 at CO 48 - Whitehurst screen complete to Taylor for 4.
3-4 at CO 44 - Whitehurst sacked for -8.
4-12 at own 48 - Chason punt of 46. No return.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 6 - Ellis runs right for 4.
2-6 at own 10 - Ellis runs right for 4.
3-2 at own 14 - END OF QUARTER

FOURTH QUARTER
3-2 at own 14 - Ellis runs up middle for 2.
1-10 at own 16 - Cox fumbles snap, recovers for -1.
2-11 at own 15 - Cox sacked for -6 by whole defensive line.
3-17 at own 9 - Vickers runs right for 3.
4-14 at own 12 - Torp punt of 55. Kelly return of 5.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 38 - Davis runs up middle for 2.
2-8 at own 40 - Whitehurst slant pass left side complete to Taylor for 10.
1-10 at 50 - Davis runs left side for no gain.
2-10 at 50 - Whitehurst sacked for -7 by Washington.
3-17 at own 43 - Whitehurst swing pass right side to Jackson complete for 3.
4-14 at own 46 - Chason punt of 29. Robinson return of 6.

COLORADO BALL (White in at quarterback)
1-10 at own 31 - PENALTY - Pass interference Clemson, 15 yards.
1-10 at own 46 - Vickers fumbles, recovers for no gain.
2-10 at own 46 - White complete deep middle to Sypniewski for 28.
1-10 at CU 26 - White complete left side to Williams for 17.
1-G at CU 9 - Charles runs left side for 4.
2-G at CU 5 - Charles runs up middle for 3.
3-G at CU 2 - White 2-yard pass to Sypniewski (5:45). Crosby kick. Clemson 13-10. (6 plays, 69 yards in 3:21).

PENALTY - After play, personal foul on Colorado. Enforced on kickoff.

Crosby's kick from the 20 is fielded by Kelly at the 25, returned to the 39.

CLEMSON BALL
1-10 at own 39 - PENALTY - Offside Colorado, 5 yards.
1-5 at own 44 - Whitehurst keeps for 8.
1-10 at CO 48 - Davis runs up middle for 7.
2-3 at CO 41 - Davis runs right for 1.
3-1 at CO 40 - Whitehurst complete over middle to Kelly for 23.
1-10 at CO 17 - Davis runs left side for 5.
2-5 at CO 12 - Davis runs up middle for 6.
1-G at CO 6 - Davis runs left side for TD (1:38). Dean PAT is blocked. 19-10 CU. (7 plays, 61 yards in 4:07).

Furr's kickoff is returned by Robinson to the 22.

COLORADO BALL
1-10 at own 22 - White complete right side to Sprague for 4.
2-6 at own 26 - White incomplete over middle.
3-6 at own 26 - White incomplete over middle.
4-6 at own 26 - White complete over middle to Sypniewski for 11.
1-10 at own 37 - White complete over middle to Sypniewski for 9.
2-1 at own 46 - White incomplete to Williams (drop).
3-1 at own 46 - White dump pass complete to Charles for 10. PENALTY - Late hit Clemson, 15 yards.
1-10 at CU 29 - White incomplete in end zone toward Williams.
2-10 at CU 29 - White incomplete in end zone.

GAME OVER

FINAL SCORE
Clemson 19, Colorado 10

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