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With the Win: No. 3 Clemson 45, Louisville 10

October 21, 2019

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Clemson won its 22nd consecutive game, dating to the start of the 2018 season, to extend the longest winning streak in school history and second-longest winning streak in ACC history.

Clemson has now won 16 consecutive ACC regular season games for the second time in school history (20 from 1981-84). 

Clemson earned its sixth win against a Power Five opponent this season. Clemson’s six Power Five wins this season are the most in the country.

Clemson opened a season 7-0 for the eighth time in school history, joining the 1948, 1981, 2000, 2011, 2015, 2016 and 2018 campaigns.

Clemson pushed its all-time record against Louisville to 6-0. It marks the fifth time all-time (and the second time against a school presently in the FBS) that Clemson opened a series against an opponent with six consecutive wins. The Tigers previously won each of their first six all-time contests in series with The Citadel, Furman, Newberry and Virginia.

Clemson improved to 3-0 all-time on the road at Louisville. 

Clemson has now won 15 consecutive games when ranked lower in the AP Poll than in its previous contest. Clemson is now 23-4 under Swinney when playing a game at a lower AP ranking than in its previous contest, including season openers in which Clemson opened lower than it finished the prior season.

Clemson won its 10th straight true road game, pulling Clemson within two games of the school-record 12-game streak from 2015-17.

Clemson earned its 22nd victory in its last 23 true road games and collected its 35th victory in its last 38 games away from home.

With a 7-0 advantage in the game in the category, Clemson pushed its record to 41-1 since 2015 when outscoring opponents in the "Middle Eight," defined as the final four minutes of the first half and the first four minutes of the second half.

Clemson pushed its winning streak in Saturday games to 36 to extend the longest Saturday winning streak in school history. Clemson's current 36-game run of consecutive Saturday victories is the longest active streak in the country.

Clemson has now won 65 of its last 69 games overall dating to 2014 and has now won 39 of its last 41 games against ACC teams.

Clemson led 17-3 at halftime has now won 72 of its last 74 games when leading at halftime. Clemson also improved to 93-2 since 2011 when leading after three quarters.

Clemson has now won 31 of its last 32 games against ACC Atlantic Division teams.

Clemson has now won 68 of its last 70 games against unranked teams.

Clemson has now won 75 straight games when holding teams under 23 points (dates to 2010).

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