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With the Win: Clemson 42, Georgia Tech 21

November 12, 2023

Clemson earned its 36th all-time victory against Georgia Tech. Georgia Tech is one of eight schools against whom Clemson has earned at least 30 all-time victories (South Carolina, Wake Forest, NC State, Furman, Virginia, North Carolina, Duke and Georgia Tech). 

Clemson won its ninth consecutive game against Georgia Tech, dating to a 43-24 home win in 2015. It extended Clemson’s longest winning streak in the all-time series and more than doubled its second-longest winning streaks in series history (four-game winning streaks across the 1898-1903 seasons and the 1993-96 campaigns).

Clemson won its eighth straight home contest against Georgia Tech, dating back to 2010. It added to Clemson’s existing longest home winning streak in the series history.

Clemson recorded its 18th all-time home win against Georgia Tech.

Dabo Swinney improved to 12-5 all-time against Georgia Tech, including postseason play. Georgia Tech is one of five schools against which Swinney has recorded double-digit victories (Boston College, 14; Wake Forest, 14; NC State, 11; Syracuse, 10).

Clemson improved to 162-73-3 all-time (and 45-7 since 2011) when facing a coach for the first time.

Clemson improved to 7-2 since 1974 in games against Georgia Tech coaches facing Clemson for the first time. The victory against Brent Key joins Clemson defeats of Yellow Jacket head coaches Pepper Rodgers, Bill Curry, Bobby Ross, George O’Leary, Chan Gailey and Geoff Collins in their first meetings with the Tigers.

Clemson improved to 129-18 against AP-unranked teams under Dabo Swinney and improved to 106-8 in those games since the start of the 2012 season.

Clemson improved to 92-12 in regular season play since the start of the 2015 season. Ten of Clemson’s 12 regular season losses in that span have been decided by a final margin of 10 or fewer points.

Clemson has won 23 of its last 26 November games.

Clemson improved to 37-1 since 2015 when intercepting multiple passes in a game.

Clemson improved to 64-3 at Death Valley in the College Football Playoff era, matching Alabama for the best home record in the nation in that span.

Clemson now has a 128-8 record when totaling more first downs than its opponent since 2011.

Clemson now has a 75-4 record when winning the turnover margin since 2011.

Clemson improved to 79-3 when rushing for 200+ yards under Dabo Swinney.

Clemson is now 60-1 when both passing and rushing for 200+ yards under Dabo Swinney. Overall, Clemson is 110-1 in program history when reaching those marks.

Clemson has now won 111 of its last 112 games when holding teams under 23 points (dates to 2010).

Clemson is now 67-2 since 2015 — and 4-0 this season — 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 outscored Georgia Tech, 7-0, in that time window.

Clemson has now won 112 of its last 117 games when leading at halftime.

Clemson improved to 133-4 since 2011 when leading after three quarters.

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