Without a doubt, Clemson was the better team in the first half against Virginia Tech on Saturday night. But with just about 3 minutes left in the second quarter, the Tigers led by just seven, as it appeared the Hokies were going to hang around against the No. 2 team in the country.
But unfortunately for Justin Fuente, his team couldn’t have closed the first half any worse than it did. Clemson drove 75 yards in just six plays to add another touchdown with one minute to go.
Then in response, Virginia Tech got into field-goal range right before half. Three points would have pulled the Hokies to within 11 and let Virginia Tech end the second quarter on a good note.
But kicker Joey Slye yanked the attempt just wide to the right, so the Hokies trail the Tigers, 17-3, at halftime. Clemson will also receive the ball to begin the third quarter. Now to remain undefeated, the Hokies will need a very strong second half.
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