Ball State vs Clemson Recap - Tigers Win 52-27
DeAndre Hopkins caught 6 passes for 105 yards against the Ball State defense as Clemson handed the Cardinals a 52-27 loss on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Clemson won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 27-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 67.5.
Tajh Boyd completed 19 of 23 pass attempts for 229 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Horactio Banks rushed for 120 yards for Ball State, while Jahwan Edwards added 54 yards. Keith Wenning threw for 128 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Willie Snead and Connor Ryan had 74 and 26 yards respectively.
Ball State was outgained by Clemson 526-380 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-20 by the Tigers.
Ball State lost the time of possession battle 31:18/28:42, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Clemson takes its act home to face Furman looking for another win. For Ball State, they head on the road to face Indiana.