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5 Plays That Shaped Clemson's Dominant 37-17 Orange Bowl Win Over Oklahoma


Clemson booked a trip to the national championship on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. with a 37-17 victory over Oklahoma on Thursday night. The Tigers won the battle at the line of scrimmage, got huge performances from quarterback Deshaun Watson and running back Wayne Gallman, and overcame a few problems in the red zone in the first half to score a convincing victory in the Orange Bowl.

Miss the Clemson victory on Thursday night? Here are five plays that sum up the Tigers’ impressive win: 

1. Quarterback Deshaun Watson connects with Hunter Renfrow for a 35-yard touchdown:

2. Quarterback Deshaun Watson scores on a five-yard touchdown run:

3. Linebacker Ben Boulware intercepts Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield in the fourth quarter:

4. Quarterback Deshaun Watson somehow escapes the Oklahoma rush in the first half:

5. Fake punt helps spark Clemson in the first half:

And finally: Clemson coach Dabo Swinney celebrates after a fourth-quarter touchdown: