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With the Win: No. 1 Clemson 49, The Citadel 0

September 21, 2020
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Clemson improved to 95-17-8 all-time in home openers. 

Clemson won its 17th straight home opener. Clemson has won every home opener since a 30-0 home opener loss to Georgia in 2003. It ties Clemson's longest winning streak in home openers all-time, set across the 1944-60 seasons.

Clemson improved to 33-5-1 in its all-time series with The Citadel since the teams' first meeting in 1909.

Clemson has now won its 18 most recent games in its all-time series with The Citadel since 1932, the third-longest winning streak against a single opponent in Clemson history (31 vs. Furman, 1938-Present; 29 vs. Virginia from 1955-89).

Clemson is now 35-0 against Football Championship Subdivision teams since the NCAA formed the division prior to the 1978 season.

Clemson won its 23rd consecutive home game to extend its school record for the longest home winning streak in school history. Clemson holds the nation's longest active home winning streak. 

Clemson won its 24th consecutive non-conference game in regular season play, dating to 2014. Clemson’s last regular season non-conference loss came in the 2014 season opener against Georgia. Including postseason play, Clemson is now 31-4 overall in non-conference play in the College Football Playoff era (since 2014).

Clemson has now won 31 consecutive regular season games, dating to Clemson's last regular season loss at Syracuse in 2017. Clemson's streak now surpasses the 2013-15 Florida State Seminoles for the longest in ACC history. 

Clemson pushed its winning streak in Saturday games to 45 to extend the longest Saturday winning streak in school history. Clemson's current run of consecutive Saturday victories is the longest active streak in the country. 

Clemson pushed its winning streak in September games to 24. Clemson's last September loss came in 2014 at No. 1 Florida State. Clemson is now 23-0 in September games since 2015, the only team in the country with a perfect September record in that span.

Clemson has now won 74 of its last 79 games overall dating to 2014.

Clemson has now won 80 of its last 82 games when leading at halftime.

Clemson improved to 102-2 since 2011 when leading after three quarters.

Clemson is now 52-1 when scoring first since 2015.

Clemson improved to 101-2 when totaling more first downs than its opponent since 2011.

Clemson has now won 83 straight games when holding teams under 23 points (dates to 2010).

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