Utah State vs Clemson Box Score and Stats


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SCORING


SECOND QUARTER

Clemson 7, Utah State 0

Scoring Drive: 10 plays, 78 yards in 4:32

Scoring Play: Merriweather's 2-yard run at 10:28

Key Play: Merriweather's 21-yard run to the Utah State 36



THIRD QUARTER

Clemson 14, Utah State 0

Scoring Drive: 9 plays, 58 yards in 5:24

Scoring Play: Merriweather's 4-yard run at 7:37.

Key Play: On fourth-and-one from the USU nine-yard line, USU is called for being offsides. The penalty gives Clemson a first and goal at the four.



Clemson 21, Utah State 0

Scoring Drive: 4 plays, 46 yards in 1:39

Scoring Play: Whitehurst's 1-yard run at 2:55

Key Play: Whitehurst's 39-yard completion to Currie to the US seven-yard line



FOURTH QUARTER

Clemson 28, Utah State 0

Scoring Play: Williamson falls on blocked punt in endzone (10:18).



Clemson 35, Utah State 0

Scoring Drive: 8 plays, 32 yards in 3:25

Scoring Play: Coleman's 7-yard run at 6:20

Key Play: Scoring Play



Clemson 35, Utah State 6

Scoring Drive: 10 plays, 88 yards in 3:37

Scoring Play: Jackson's two-yard run at 0:00 (No PAT attempted)

Key Play: Scoring play



Attendance - 77,500.



INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS


RUSHING - Utah State, Forbes 11-31, Jackson 5-8, McKinney 1-2, Lovelace 1-0, Cox 12-(minus 61). Clemson - Merriweather 18-84, Coleman 21-82, Whitehurst 6-26, Kelly 2-7, Browning 1-1.


PASSING - Utah State, Cox 12-23-0-90, Jackson 3-4-0-63, Crivello 1-3-0-6, Shields 0-1-1-0. Clemson - Whitehurst 15-23-2-179, Proctor 0-1-0-0.


RECEIVING - Utah State, Pennyman 4-63, Robinson 3-39, Hicks 3-23, Forbes 3-3, Lovelace 1-13, Bohm 1-9, Stephens 1-9. Clemson - Collins 6-64, Currie 5-66, Baham 3-29, Coleman 1-20.


PLAT BY PLAY


Utah State wins the toss, defers to second half.


GAME NOTE - Clemson wide receiver Kelvin Grant will not play. He is serving a one-game suspension



Jakubiak's kickoff is is a high pooch, fair caught by Curtis Baham.



FIRST QUARTER

CU BALL

1-10 at own 44 - Whitehurst, under center, fumbles snap. Recovered by Coleman. Loss of 5.

2-15 at own 39 - Coleman runs left for 12.

3-3 at US 49 - Coleman runs right for 1.

4-2 at US 48 - Chason punt of 17. No return.



US BALL

1-10 at own 31 - Cox pass complete to Forbes for 0.

2-10 at own 31 - Forbes runs straight ahead for 12.

1-10 at own 43 - PENALTY - Offside Clemson, 5 yards.

1-5 at own 48 - Forbes runs ahead for 1.

2-4 at own 49 - Cox slant pass complete to Robinson for 10.

1-10 at CU 41 - Cox complete to Pennyman right sideline for 8.

2-2 at CU 33 - Forbes runs straight ahead for 9.

1-10 at CU 24 - Cox incomplete deep left sideline for Pennyman.

2-10 at CU 24 - Cox sacked for -6 by Gaines Adams.

3-16 at CU 30 - PENALTY - Pass interference Clemson (Miller), 15 yards.

1-10 at CU 14 - Shields halfpack option pass intercepted by Fudge at the 3, returned to the 33.



CU BALL

1-10 at own 33 - Whitehurst incomplete deep right sideline for Currie.

2-10 at own 33 - Coleman runs right for 2.

3-8 at own 35 - Whitehurst incomplete under pressure.

4-8 at own 35 - Chason punt of 31. Robinson return of 0. PENALTY - Holding US, 10 yards from end of kick.



US BALL

1-10 at own 24 - Cox complete to Hicks for 6.

2-4 at own 30 - Cox incomplete left sideline.

3-4 at own 30 - Cox sacked for -2 by Trey Tate.

4-6 at own 28 - Jackson punt of 49. No return.



CU BALL

1-10 at own 23 - Coleman runs right for 5.

2-5 at own 28 - Coleman runs left for 9.

1-10 at own 37 - Coleman runs left for 10. PENALTY - Personal Foul chop block CU, 15 yards from spot of the foul.

1-15 at own 32 - Merriweather runs left for 7.

2-8 at own 39 - Browning runs up middle for 1.

3-7 at own 40 - Whitehurst complete to Collins for 8.

1-10 at own 48 - PENALTY - Motion CU, 5 yards.

1-15 at own 43 - Merriweather runs right for 7.

2-8 at 50 - Whitehurst intercepted deep middle by Lamb, returned 36 yards to the 48.



US BALL

1-10 at own 48 - PENALTY - Holding US, 10 yards.

1-20 at own 38 - Cox complete to Pennyman for 3.

2-17 at own 41 - PENALTY - Delay of Game US, 5 yards.

2-22 at own 36 - Forbes runs left for 0.

3-22 at own 36 - Cox screen pass complete to Forbes for 6.

4-16 at own 42 - Jackson punt of 48. Miller return of 12. END OF QUARTER



SECOND QUARTER

CU BALL

1-10 at own 22 - Merriweather runs right for -6.

2-16 at own 16 - Whitehurst complete to Collins for 17.

1-10 at own 33 - Whitehurst complete over middle for 10.

1-10 at own 43 - Merriweather runs right for 21.

1-10 at US 36 - Merriweather runs right for 1.

2-9 at US 35 - Coleman runs up middle for 4.

3-5 at US 31 - Whitehurst swing pass left to Coleman complete for 20.

1-10 at US 11 - Coleman runs right for 7.

2-3 at US 4 - Coleman runs up middle for 2.

3-1 at US 2 - Merriweather runs left for TD (10:28). PAT. 7-0 CU (10 plays, 78 yards in 4:32).



Dean's kickoff is through the endzone for a touchback.



US BALL

1-10 at own 20 - Cox scrambles for 9.

2-1 at own 29 - Forbes runs ahead for 3.

1-10 at own 32 - Cox sacked by Bennett for -4.

2-14 at own 28 - Cox sacked by Fountain for -6.

3-20 at own 22 - Forbes runs up middle for -2.

4-22 at own 20 - Jackson punt of 50. No return.



CU BALL

1-10 at own 30 - Whitehurst complete to Collins for 6.

2-4 at own 36 - Coleman runs left for 1.

3-3 at own 37 - Whitehurst complete to Baham for 2.

4-1 at own 39 - Chason punt of 48. PENALTY - Holding US, 10 yards (pre-possession change foul. First down Clemson).

1-10 at own 49 - Whitehurst complete to Currie for 11.

1-10 at US 40 - Merriweather runs right for 7.

2-3 at US 33 - Merriweather runs up middle for -3.

3-6 at US 36 - Whitehurst intercepted by Dennis, returned 17 yards to the CU 48.



US BALL

1-10 at own 48 - Cox complete to Hicks for 9.

2-1 at CU 43 - Cox sacked by Adams for -3.

3-4 at CU 46 - Cox incomplete for Stephens (drop).

4-4 at CU 46 - Jackson punt of 41. No return.



CU BALL

1-10 at own 6 - Whitehurst complete to Baham for 16.

1-10 at own 21 - Merriweather runs right for 3.

2-7 at own 24 - Whitehurst incomplete right sideline.

3-7 at own 24 - Whitehurst complete to Currie for 9.

1-10 at own 33 - Whitehurst complete to Collins for 11.

1-10 at own 44 - Whitehurst sacked for -1 by Gates.

2-11 at own 43 - Whitehurst complete to Currie for 2.

3-9 at own 45 - Whitehurst incomplete right sideline.

4-9 at own 45 - Chason punt of 44. Robinson return of -1.



US BALL

1-10 at own 10 - Forbes runs ahead for 0.

2-10 at own 10 - Cox sacked for -6 by Coleman.

3-16 at own 4 - Forbes runs for -1.

4-17 at own 3 - Jackson punt of 42 yards. No return.



CU BALL

1-10 at US 44 - PENALTY - Delay CU, 5 yards.

1-15 at US 49 - Whitehurst hail mary incomplete in end zone. HALFTIME



THIRD QUARTER



Dean's kickoff is through the endzone. PENALTY - Personal Foul US, Half Distance to the goal.



US BALL

1-10 at own 10 - Cox pass incomplete (tipped at line).

2-10 at own 10 - Forbes runs ahead for 1.

3-9 at own 11 - PENALTY - Delay US, 5 yards.

3-14 at own 6 - Forbes runs ahead for 8.

4-6 at own 14 - Jackson punt of 48. Miller return of 4.



CU BALL

1-10 at own 42 - Coleman runs left for 4.

2-6 at own 46 - Whitehurst scrambles for 26.

1-10 at US 28 - Coleman runs up middle for 8.

2-2 at US 20 - Coleman runs left for 2.

1-10 at US 18 - Coleman runs right, then left for -7.

2-17 at US 25 - Merriweather runs up middle for 14.

3-3 at US 11 - Merriweather runs up middle for 2.

4-1 at US 9 - PENALTY - Offside US, 5 yards.

1-G at US 4 - Merriweather up middle for 0.

2-G at US 4 - Merriweather runs right for TD (7:37). PAT. 14-0 CU (9 plays, 58 yards in 5:24).



Dean's kickoff is returned by Dennis 17 yards to the 20.



US BALL

1-10 at own 20 - Cox pass to Robinson complete for 17.

1-10 at own 37 - Cox complete to Stephens for 9.

2-1 at own 46 - Cox sneaks for 3.

1-10 at own 49 - Cox incomplete left sideline.

2-10 at own 49 - PENALTY - Delay US, 5 yards.

2-15 at own 44 - Cox sacked by Waters for - 4.

3-19 at own 40 - Cox incomplete right sideline. PENALTY - Intentional grounding US, 5 yards from spot, loss of down.

4-39 at own 20 - Jackson punt of 26. No return.



CU BALL

1-10 at US 46 - Whitehurst complete left side to Currie for 39.

1-G at US 7 - Merriweather runs right end for 1.

2-G at US 6 - Whitehurst scrambles for 5.

3-G at US 1 - Whitehurst bootleg right for TD (2:55). PAT. 21-0 CU (4 plays, 46 yards in 1:39).



Dean's kickoff is through back of end zone.



US BALL

1-10 at own 20 - Cox pass batted down by Groover.

2-10 at own 20 - Forbes runs ahead for 0.

3-10 at own 20 - Cox complete right sideline to Lovelace for 13.

1-10 at own 33 - Cox complete right slant to Robinson for 12.

1-10 at own 45 - Cox sacked for -9 by Bennett.

2-19 at own 36 - Cox complete to Forbes for -3.

3-22 at own 33 - Cox sacked for -13 by Tate. END OF QUARTER



FOURTH QUARTER

4-35 at own 30 - Jackson punt of 67. Miller return of 16.



CU BALL

1-10 at own 29 - Coleman runs ahead for 3.

2-7 at own 32 - Whitehurst comlete to Baham for 12.

1-10 at own 44 - Whitehurst incomplete for Harrell.

2-10 at own 44 - Coleman runs up middle for 2.

3-8 at own 46 - Whitehurst complete to Collins for 12.

1-10 at US 42 - Coleman runs left side for 1.

2-9 at US 41 - Whitehurst complete to Currie for 5.

3-4 at US 36 - PENALTY - Motion CU, 5 yards.

3-9 at US 41 - Whitehurst rush for 0.

4-9 at US 41 - Chason punt of 29. Robinson return of 2.



US BALL

1-10 at own 14 - Lovelace lateral for 0.

2-10 at own 14 - Cox incomplete deep right sideline to Hicks.

3-10 at own 14 - Cox incomplete deep left sideine to Pennyman.

4-10 at own 14 - Jackson punt blocked by Adams, recovered by Williamson in end zone for TD (10:18). PAT. 28-0 CU.



Dean's kickoff is out of bounds.



US BALL

1-10 at own 35 - Cox incomplete pass.

2-10 at own 35 - Cox pass batted down by Coleman.

3-10 at own 35 - Cox incomplete deep left sideline.

4-10 at own 35 - Jackson punt of 51. Miller return of 54.



CU BALL

1-10 at US 32 - Coleman runs ahead for 1.

2-9 at US 31 - Coleman runs left end for 7.

3-2 at US 24 - Merriweather runs right for 1.

4-1 at US 23 - Merriweather runs left for 7. PENALTY - Dead Ball Personal Foul CU, 15 yards.

1-10 at US 31 - Merriweather runs left for 4.

2-6 at US 27 - Merriweather runs left for 12. PENALTY - Dead Ball Personal Foul US, Half-distance to goal.

1-G at US 8 - Coleman toss right for 1.

2-G at US 7 - Coleman runs right end for TD (6:20). PAT. 35-0 CU (8 plays, 32 yards in 3:25).



Dean's kickoff is downed in end zone.



US BALL (Crivello in at QB)

1-10 at own 20 - Crivello incomplete right side.

2-10 at own 20 - Crivello incomplete left side.

3-10 at own 20 - Crivello complete to Pennyman for 6.

4-4 at own 26 - Jackson punt of 29. No return.



CU BALL (Proctor at QB)

1-10 at own 46 - Kelly runs ahead for 5.

2-5 at US 49 - Kelly runs ahead for 2.

3-3 at US 47 - Proctor incomplete to Green.

4-3 at US 47 - Wiksell punt of 35. No return.



US BALL

1-10 at own 13 - Jackson complete to Bohm for 8.

2-2 at own 21 - Jackson complete deep left sideline to Robinson for 46.

1-10 at CU 33 - Jackson sacked for -11. PENALTY - Dead Ball Personal Foul CU, 15 yards.

1-10 at CU 29 - Jackson keeps right end for 8.

2-2 at CU 21 - McKinney runs right for 3.

1-10 at CU 18 - Jackson incomplete left sideline.

2-10 at CU 18 - Jackson complete to Robinson for 7.

3-3 at CU 11 - Jackson keeps for 10.

1-G at CU 1 - Jackson fumbles snap, recovers for -1.

2-G at CU 2 - Jackson keeps for TD (0:00). GAME OVER



Clemson 35, Utah State 6

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