TEAM• The Tigers have now won 30 consecutive games over unranked opponents with Thursday’s 20-17 win over Louisville.• Clemson’s defense held Louisville without a third-down conversion in the opening 20 minutes (0-for-8). Through two games as ACC foes, the Tiger defense has held Louisville to just 3-of-31 on third down.• Clemson’s win was its 40th straight when leading after three quarters of play.• The Tigers had five sacks against the Cardinals after entering the contest with just two on the season.
INDIVIDUAL• Wayne Gallman had over 100 rushing yards for the fourth time in his career.• Hunter Renfrow scored his first career touchdown to the put the Tigers on the board first. He snagged a 32-yard strike from Deshaun Watson early in the second quarter.• T.J. Green recorded his first career sack in the opening quarter, a 10-yard loss.• Shaq Lawson had another terrific Thursday performance on ESPN. The junior defensive end had 1.5 sacks, after compiling 3.5 in three previous appearances over his first two seasons.• Kevin Dodd posted a career-high 1.5 sacks Thursday, including the game-clinching one on the Cardinals’ final drive.• Cordrea Tankersley had his first career interception Thursday and totaled three passes defended (two pass breakups) against the Cardinals.• B.J. Goodson was credited with a team-best nine tackles from the press box.
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