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Clemson overcomes McCloud's ball flip to hold off Troy 30-24

With all the problems, mistakes and numerous errors it's hard to take a lot of positives from Clemson's 2-0 start.

Deshaun Watson threw three touchdowns as the second-ranked Tigers held off Troy 30-24 on Saturday in a game that will mostly be remembered for bad decision making by the defending Atlantic Coast Conference champions.

Front and center is Ray-Ray McCloud's embarrassing mental gaffe when he flipped the ball on the 1-yard line as he was cruising into the end zone to celebrate a 75-yard punt return TD. McCloud went through with the flash, posing for the fans, and rolling around with teammates after Clemson's first punt return touchdown in three years. Moments...