Boxscore
Clemson 47, Georgia Tech 31
Saturday, October 6, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Clemson Memorial Stadium
Attendance - 81000

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Georgia Tech 14 7 7 3 31
Clemson 10 17 3 17 47

Recap


No. 15 Clemson 47, Georgia Tech 31: Tajh Boyd threw for two touchdowns - including the go-ahead score early in the fourth quarter - as Clemson defeated visiting Georgia Tech.

Trailing 31-30, the Tigers (5-1, 2-1 ACC) drove 75 yards on eight plays to take the lead. Boyd's 35-yard scoring pass to DeAndre Hopkins put Clemson ahead 36-31 with 10:29 to play. Boyd then threw to Hopkins for the two-point conversion.

Georgia Tech's Chris Milton slipped as he picked up the ensuing kickoff, giving the Yellow Jackets the ball on their 2-yard line. Two plays later, Clemson's Spencer Shuey tackled Orion Smith in the end zone for a safety.

Clemson had 601 yards of total offense.

Tevin Washington completed 9 of 14 passes for 144 yards and one touchdown and also ran for two scores for Georgia Tech (2-4, 1-3), which has lost three in a row. 
 
GAME NOTEBOOK
: The Yellow Jackets gained 483 total yards, including 339 rushing. ... Boyd completed 26 of 41 passes for 397 yards and ran for a touchdown. ... Clemson ran 93 offensive plays.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:17
Clemson   TD  Clemson 7 - Georgia Tech 0
1st Quarter - 6:52
Georgia Tech   TD  Clemson 7 - Georgia Tech 7
1st Quarter - 3:24
Clemson   FG  Clemson 10 - Georgia Tech 7
1st Quarter - 0:50
Georgia Tech   TD  Clemson 10 - Georgia Tech 14
2nd Quarter - 12:21
Clemson   TD  Clemson 17 - Georgia Tech 14
2nd Quarter - 8:49
Clemson   FG  Clemson 20 - Georgia Tech 14
2nd Quarter - 5:04
Georgia Tech   TD  Clemson 20 - Georgia Tech 21
2nd Quarter - 3:40
Clemson   TD  Clemson 27 - Georgia Tech 21
3rd Quarter - 10:58
Georgia Tech   TD  Clemson 27 - Georgia Tech 28
3rd Quarter - 0:53
Clemson   FG  Clemson 30 - Georgia Tech 28
4th Quarter - 13:03
Georgia Tech   FG  Clemson 30 - Georgia Tech 31
4th Quarter - 10:29
Clemson   TD  Clemson 38 - Georgia Tech 31
4th Quarter - 10:19
Clemson   S  Clemson 40 - Georgia Tech 31
4th Quarter - 0:50
Clemson   TD  Clemson 47 - Georgia Tech 31
TEAMS

Team Records

  Georgia Tech Clemson
W/L 2 - 4 - 0 5 - 1 - 0
Conference 1 - 3 - 0 2 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Georgia Tech Clemson
Score 31 47
First Downs 17 31
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-11
45%
13-for-19
68%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-2
0%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 483 601
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 46-339 51-204
Average/Rush 7.4 4.0
Passing
Comp-Att 9-14 26-42
Passing Yards 144 397
Average/Pass Play 10.3 8.8
Penalties-Yards 2-23 2-15
Fumbles-Lost 3-1 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 2
Time of Possession 27:59 32:01

PLAYER STATS

Georgia Tech (2 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Washington 9/14 144 1 0
Clemson (5 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Boyd 26/41 397 2 2
D. Hopkins 0/1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
O. Smith 7 117 16.7 1
T. Washington 16 104 6.5 2
R. Godhigh 4 61 15.2 0
D. Sims 10 36 3.6 0
Z. Laskey 6 22 3.7 0
T. Zenon 2 8 4.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
A. Ellington 24 82 3.4 0
T. Boyd 15 63 4.2 1
R. McDowell 9 56 6.2 2
S. Watkins 2 4 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Autry 1 53 53.0 0
O. Smith 1 32 32.0 0
J. Greene 2 22 11.0 1
D. Waller 2 19 9.5 0
T. Zenon 2 13 6.5 0
R. Godhigh 1 5 5.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Hopkins 7 173 24.7 2
A. Ellington 2 47 23.5 0
C. Peake 2 43 21.5 0
S. Watkins 6 42 7.0 0
R. McDowell 1 23 23.0 0
A. Humphries 3 22 7.3 0
B. Ford 2 21 10.5 0
J. Brown 1 13 13.0 0
S. Cooper 2 13 6.5 0
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