Clemson vs Florida State Wrap - Florida State Wins 49-37
EJ Manuel sliced and diced the Tigers defense for 380 yards as Florida State handed Clemson a 49-37 defeat on Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium.
The Seminoles earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 14.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 55.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Chris Thompson rushed for 103 yards, while EJ Manuel added 102 yards in the win. Chris Thompson and Greg Dent added 79 and 72 receiving yards respectively.
Andre Ellington rushed for 55 yards for Clemson, while Tajh Boyd added 44 yards. Tajh Boyd threw for 237 yards for the Tigers, while receivers DeAndre Hopkins and Andre Ellington had 88 and 87 yards respectively.
Clemson was outgained by Florida State 667-426 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-21 by the Seminoles.
The time of possession battle favored Florida State as their offense was on the field for 32:54, longer than the 27:06 of their opponents.
Next game, Florida State takes its act on the road to face South Florida looking for another win. For Clemson, they head on the road to face Boston College.