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Tigers Down The Citadel 49-0 - Match Report

The Citadel was shut out 49-0 on Saturday, stymied by a Clemson defense that led the team to victory at Memorial Stadium.

Clemson did not, however, defeat the Bulldogs against the spread, which closed at -50.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 56.5.

Travis Etienne rushed for 68 yards, while Darien Rencher added 28 yards in the win. Frank Ladson Jr. and E.J. Williams added 87 and 58 receiving yards respectively.

Jaylan Adams rushed for 50 yards for The Citadel, while Emeka Nwanze added 20 yards. Brandon Rainey threw for 38 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Ryan McCarthy and Raleigh Webb had 38 and 22 yards respectively.

The Citadel lost the offensive yardage battle to Clemson 405-162 yards in Saturday's game. Clemson had more first downs as that total ended up 16-8.

The Citadel led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:32-25:28 split in that important category.

Next game, Clemson takes its act home to face Virginia looking for another win. For The Citadel, they head on the road to face Army.