Clemson leads nation in fewest penalties, second in tackles for loss


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Clemson leads nation in fewest penalties, second in tackles for loss

According to the stats on the NCAA website Sunday, Clemson is the least penalized team in the country. The Tigers lead the nation in all four penalty categories - Fewest Penalties, Fewest Penalties Per Game, Fewest Penalty Yards, and Fewest Penalty Yards Per Game.

In four games this season, Clemson has 11 penalties for 94 yards (23.50/game). For contrast the last place team, BYU, has 44 penalties for 422 yards (105.50/game).

Clemson is also tied for second in the nation in team tackles for a loss at 9.5 per game. Linebacker Stephone AnthonyStephone Anthony
Sr. Linebacker
#42 6-2, 244
Polkton, NC

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and defensive end Vic BeasleyVic Beasley
RS Sr. Defensive End
#3 6-2, 236
Adairsville, GA

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are tied at 7th in the nation with 1.8 tackles for loss per game.

Other rankings (out of 125 teams):
Scoring Offense - 25
Scoring Defense - 76

Red Zone Offense - 101
Red Zone Defense - 27

Rushing Offense - 88
Rushing Defense - 27

Passing Offense - 9
Passing Yards Allowed - 35

Total Offense - 26
Total Defense - 28

First Downs Offense - 71
First Downs Defense - 11

3rd Down Conversion Pct - 39
3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense - 22

Turnover Margin - 52
Turnovers Gained - 85
Turnovers Lost - 16

Kickoff Returns - 121
Kickoff Return Defense - 75

Punt Returns - 120
Punt Return Defense - 72

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