Team Notes: Clemson's 720 yards of total offense 2nd in school history

Tigers combine 300 yards rushing, 300 yards passing for second time ever

Clemson wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins catches a 5-yard touchdown pass over Duke's Lee Butler in the first quarter at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday.

Photo by Sefton Ipock

Clemson wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins catches a 5-yard touchdown pass over Duke's Lee Butler in the first quarter at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday.

Team Notes...

*Clemson had 487 yards of total offense in the first half, a school record for a half. The previous high was 393 in the second half against Wake Forest in 1981.he Tigers ended the game with 720 yards of total offense, second most in Clemson history. The record is 756 against Wake Forest in 1981.

*This is not the most points Clemson has scored in a half this year. The Tigers had 45 at the half against Ball State in the second game of the season.

*Clemson’s 56 points were the most ever by the Tigers in Wallace Wade Stadium. The previous high was 52 in a 52-22 win in 2000.

*This was just the second game in Clemson history the Tigers had at least 300 yards rushing and 300 yards passing in the same game. The only other time it happened against Central Michigan in 2007.

*The Tigers had 34 first downs tonight, - the third most in school history and most since the Tigers had 35 against Central Michigan in 2007.

*This was Clemson’s sixth 500-yard total offense game of the season, a school record for a season.

*The 56 points were the most by the Tigers this season and the most since the Tigers had 56 at Maryland last year. Overall it tied for the fifth most points by the Tigers in an ACC game.

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