Tajh Boyd: Pin-point passing staked the Tigers to an insurmountable first-half lead. He was responsible for six of Clemson's eight touchdowns - five TD passes and a touchdown run.
DeAndre Hopkins: Three TD receptions in the first quarter - he abused Duke's talented secondary from start to finish.
Sammy Watkins: When the Tigers needed a dagger to put an end to a back-and-forth scorefest, Watkins delivered.
D.J. Howard & Rod McDowell: After Andre Ellington went down with a hamstring injury on the first play of the game, the Tigers' backups delivered in a big way...behind an offensive line that controlled the line of scrimmage and opened holes...Bottom line: 339 yards rushing.
Jaron Brown: His catch on an early third-and-eight set the tone for Clemson's offense.
Josh Watson: He continues to show a knack for getting his hands on the football, and did his part in a pass rush that challenged Duke's experienced and capable front five.
Grady Jarrett: He's quick and relentless.
Spencer Shuey: He's consistent in helping the Tigers control the line of scrimmage.
Sam Cooper: He's emerging as a capable playmaker.
Martavis Bryant: Once again, he showed premier ability.
Charone Peake: He made a big-time play on a TD throw from Cole Stoudt.
Zac Brooks: He showed his potential as a big-time, playmaking running back.