Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

No. 2 Clemson's plays amid storm for 38-7 win vs Ga Southern

A week of worry at No. 2 Clemson over a powerhouse storm ended in victory in front of a supportive full house at Memorial Stadium.

The Tigers (3-0) got a career-best 162 yards rushing and two touchdowns from Travis Etienne to defeat Georgia Southern 38-7 on Saturday, capping an unusual week for Clemson — the only major college team in the Carolinas and Virginia that did not call off its game because of Florence.

Coach Dabo Swinney was grateful the weather held out and the fans showed up.

"I really didn't know what to expect," Swinney said. "We almost had a full house." Elsewhere in South Carolina, the slow-moving tropical storm was displacing...