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No. 6 Clemson uses goal-line stand to hold off Georgia Tech

Clemson running back Will Shipley (1) runs for a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college...
Clemson running back Will Shipley (1) runs for a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)(John Bazemore | AP)
Published: Sep. 18, 2021 at 10:56 PM EDT
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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Will Shipley ran for two touchdowns and No. 6 Clemson survived a wild finish to escape Georgia Tech with a 14-8 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday night.

Shipley had two scoring runs of 3 yards, the last coming midway through the fourth quarter as the Tigers needed a goal-line stand in the final seconds to escape close call from the Yellow Jackets in the ACC opener for both teams.

Clemson’s defense has not given up a touchdown in its three games this season as its offense continues to search for a successful rhythm.

The game was delayed nearly two hours just before the half because of the threat of lightning around Memorial Stadium.

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