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With the win: No. 1 Clemson 41, Syracuse 6

September 15, 2019
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Clemson won its 18th consecutive game, dating to the start of the 2018 season. It represents Clemson's all-time longest winning streak, surpassing a 17-game streak across the final three games of the 2014 season and the first 14 games in 2015.

Clemson’s 18-game winning streak now stands in sole-possession of the second-longest streak in ACC history.

Clemson won its eighth straight true road game and did so in the location of its most recent road loss (2017 at Syracuse). It represents Clemson's fourth road winning streak of eight games or more all-time, joining eight-game streaks from 1947-48 and 1978-79 as well as the school-record 12-game streak from 2015-17.

Clemson earned its 20th victory in its last 21 true road games and its 33rd victory in its last 36 games away from home, including neutral sites.

Clemson earned its 20th victory in its last 21 true road games and its 33rd victory in its last 36 games away from home, including neutral sites.

Clemson won its 13th consecutive ACC regular-season game, the third such streak in school history, joining streaks of 20 from 1981-84 and 14 from 2015-16 (Note: Clemson also won 13 straight Southern Conference games from 1938-41 prior to the formation of the ACC). It marks Clemson's 15th straight victory against ACC opponents, including postseason play.

Clemson earned its 100th win since the start of the 2011 season, the year that began Clemson's active eight-year streak of consecutive 10-win seasons. 

Clemson improved to 11-2 all-time in games as the AP No. 1-ranked team. Twelve of Clemson's 13 games played at No. 1 all-time have come during the Dabo Swinney era.

Clemson improved to 6-2 all-time against Syracuse, including a 3-1 all-time record in games played at Syracuse.

Clemson earned its fifth consecutive victory in a road opener dating back to 2015. Prior to the 2018 and 2019 seniors, the 1989 senior class had been the most recent Clemson group to win every road opener of its career. The five-game winning streak in road openers pulled Clemson within one of its school record of six, set across the 1984-89 seasons.

Clemson won its first ACC road game of the year for a fifth straight season. Clemson's last loss in its first ACC road game of the year came at the hands of top-ranked Florida State in 2014.

Clemson is now 41-25-1 all-time in its first conference road game of the season since the formation of the ACC in 1953.

Clemson pushed its winning streak in Saturday games to 32 to extend the longest Saturday winning streak in school history. Clemson's current 31-game run of consecutive Saturday victories is the longest active streak in the country.

Clemson won its 20th consecutive game in the month of September, dating back to 2014. The streak already stood as the longest in school history.

Clemson led 17-6 at halftime and has now won 69 of its last 71 games when leading at halftime.

Clemson led 17-6 at halftime and has now won 69 of its last 71 games when leading at halftime.

Clemson led 27-6 entering the fourth quarter and improved to 90-2 since 2011 when leading after three quarters.

Clemson now has a 90-2 record when totaling more first downs than its opponent since 2011.

Clemson is now 57-1 when rushing for 200+ yards under Dabo Swinney.

Clemson pushed its record to 43-0 when both passing and rushing for 200+ yards under Dabo Swinney.

Clemson pushed its streak of consecutive wins when holding teams under 23 points to 71 straight games (dating to 2010).

Head Coach Dabo Swinney improved to 36-17 all-time in true road games, tying Danny Ford (36-15-1) for the second-most road wins in school history. Frank Howard holds the school record with 77 career road wins.

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