Miami 10 at No. 9 Clemson 40; Final


View live updates and discuss the game between the Miami Hurricanes and the No. 9 Clemson Tigers at Memorial Stadium on Saturday (3:30 p.m., ESPN, Stream fuboTV).

Miami (5-5, 3-3 ACC) is coming off a 35-14 win at Georgia Tech to improve to 3-0 on the road in conference games while Clemson (9-1, 7-0, No. 9 AP) is coming off a 31-16 win against Louisville for its 39th straight home win.

The all-time series is tied at 6 wins apiece with Clemson winning the last three including a 42-17 win at Clemson in 2020.

Gameday Timeline

8:00 am – Lots open
10:30 am – TigerTailgate Area Opens at Littlejohn Coliseum
12:30 pm — Memorial Stadium ticket office opens

12:30 pm — Radio pregame show (WQAM)

3:30 pm — Kickoff vs. Clemson (ESPN)

Pregame Notes

Weather expected at kickoff is 55 degrees under partly cloudy skies with 0 percent chance of rain and 9 mph winds

Miami won the toss and deferred to the second half


Key Stats (ACC rank)








Offense Miami Clemson
Score 25.7 (10th) 34.2 (3rd)
Total 392.6 (8th) 409.2 (6th)
Rushing 140.4 (8th) 182.1 (4th)
Passing 252.2 (5th) 227.1 (6th)









Defense Miami Clemson
Score 23.9 (7th) 21.0 (5th)
Total 355.1 (7th) 340.8 (5th)
Rushing 125.6 (5th) 111.6 (3rd)
Passing 229.5 (10th) 229.2 (9th)


Offensive leaders:

Miami: Passing: Tyler Van Dyke 1,753 yards, 10 TDs, 4 INTs; Rushing: Henry Parrish 556 yards, 4 TDs; Receiving: Will Mallory 29 catches, 393 yards, 2 TD.

Clemson Passing: DJ Uiagalelei 2,179 yards, 19 TDs, 5 INTs; Rushing: Will Shipley 899 yards, 12 TDs; Receiving: Antonio Williams 43 catches, 473 yards, 3 TDs.

Preview Content

Miami vs. Clemson match-up breakdown and prediction

Notebook: Miami’s offense looks to build off a win against a talented Clemson defense

Notebook: Defense preparing to face ‘premier’ RB Will Shipley, No. 9 Clemson

VIDEO: Scouting report on Clemson heading into game against Miami

Podcast: Previewing the Clemson game

ACC Scoreboard








Hour TV Away Home
12:00 p.m ACCN Duke (4-2) Pittsburgh (3-3)
3:30 p.m CHSS #24 NC State (3-3) Louisville (3-4)
5:30 p.m ESPN2 Georgia Tech (3-4) #13 North Carolina (6-0)
8:00 p.m ACCN Syracuse (3-3) Wake Forest (2-4)

1st Quarter Recap

• Clemson put together a 12-play, 75-yard drive capped by a 7-yard touchdown pass from DJ Uiagalelei to Davis Allen for a 7-0 lead as the Tigers went 3 for 3 on third downs and after a three-and- out by Miami, the Tigers marched down the field again for a 9-play, 57-yard drive ending with an 8-yard touchdown run Uiagalelei for a 14-0 advantage as the Tigers have out-gained the Hurricanes 132-3 in total yards eight minutes into the game.

2nd Quarter Recap

• After an interception by Jacurri Brown on his third pass of the game, Uiagalelei found Luke Price for a 3-yard touchdown and a 21-0 advantage. A sack by Akheem Mesidor on third down forced the Tigers to kick a 32-yard field by BT Potter to extend the lead to 24-0. The Tigers outgained Miami 228-8 in total yards in the first half and had 15 first downs compared to Miami’s one.

3rd Quarter Recap

• Jacurri Brown had a 40-yard run on the Hurricanes’ first play of the second half, but the drive came up empty on 4th-and-1 at the 26. Potter missed a 59-yard field goal on the Tigers’ first drive . The Hurricanes finally got on the scoreboard with a 44-yard field goal by Andres Borregales to pull within 24-3. Brown was sacked for the third time resulting in a safety and a 26-3 lead for Clemson.

4th Quarter Recap

Jake Garcia replaced Brown at quarterback to start the fourth and took over at the Clemson 10 when Jordan Miller returned a fumble following a sack by Akheem Mesidor. After an 8-yard run by Henry Parrish Garcia tossed a 1-yard touchdown pass to Khalil Brantley to pull Miami within 26-10 with 13:45 left. A 49-yard catch by Jake Briningstool helped set up a 3-yard touchdown run by Will Shipley and Clemson led 33-10 with 4:40 left and added a 1-yard touchdown by Kobe Pace in the closing seconds for a 40-10 margin.

Scoring Summary

Miami 0 0 3 7 — 10

Clemson 14 10 2 14 — 40

Clem — Allen 7 pass from Uiagalelei (Potter kick)

Clem — Uiagalelei 8 run (Potter kick)

Clem — Price 3 pass from Uiagalelei (Potter kick)

Clem — Potter 32 field goal

Miami — Borregale’s 44 field goal

Clem — Safety

Miami — Brantley 1 pass from Garcia (Borregale’s kick)

Clem — Shipley 3 run (Potter kick)

Clem — Pace 1 run (Weitz kick)

Christopher Stock has covered the Miami Hurricanes since 2003 and can be reached by e-mail at stock@insidetheu.com and on Twitter @InsideTheU.

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