Georgia Southern vs Clemson Live : NCAAF Regular Season match up Week 3 between the Clemson and Georgia Southern will give viewers a chance to see some stellar defense. In week two of the preseason we get to see a little more action from the starters. This means that someone like Kirk Cousins could get an extra series … Continue reading “Clemson vs Georgia Southern.
Georgia Southern QB Shai Werts vs. Clemson’s defense: Werts has accounted for six touchdowns in the Eagles 2-0 start, tying the Eagles number of wins from all of last year. He’ll have his hands full with a Clemson front four that knocked Texas A&M passer Kellen Mond down 18 times last week.
Georgia Southern: RB Wesley Fields has had a strong start in the Eagles’ option attack this season, gaining 173 yards and a touchdown in 33 carries.
Clemson: WR Tee Higgins is a sophomore who leads the Tigers with 158 receiving yards and a per-catch average of 26.3 yards. His catch and run against Texas A&M made most weekend highlight packages.
All eyes will once again be on the Tigers’ quarterback situation, after returning starter Kelly Bryant split time with freshman Trevor Lawrence under center in Week 1. In the opener, Bryant finished the game 10-of-16 for 127 yards and one touchdown. He also had five carries for 58 yards and a score. Lawrence went 9-for-15, tallying 137 yards and three passing touchdowns, rushing three times for eight yards.
Meanwhile, the Jimbo Fisher Era began on a positive note when the Aggies (1-0) beat Northwestern State, 59-7. Texas A&M junior tailback Trayveon Williams kicked off his Heisman Trophy campaign in a big way by rushing 20 times for 240 yards and three touchdowns.
Clemson University officials continue to work with emergency management personnel, the ACC Office and Georgia Southern officials this week in preparation for Hurricane Florence and how it may alter operations for the game on Saturday. As the storm continues to be monitored, additional updates will be distributed by the athletic department and fans are encouraged to check ClemsonTigers.com for the most up-to-date information.
As with last season’s home opener vs. Auburn, fans are asked to make plans to arrive early, expect delays in gameday traffic and parking and exercise patience in their commute to and from campus. Again, visit ClemsonTigers.com for parking and traffic information as the weekend draws closer.