The Clemson Tigers will face Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
While not a huge battle for the Tigers, the matchup will be a great opportunity for quarterback DJ Yougalley to shine. He completed 19 of 32 passes for 210 yards in Clemson’s 41-10 win over Georgia Tech.
So what did our experts think? Many believe the Tigers will simply take care of business at Memorial Stadium.
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Scott Keepfer, Clemson columnist
Clemson 44, Louisiana Tech 12: Clemson’s pass defense has been a little suspect at best, allowing 211 yards per game, so the Tigers’ secondary could be in for a test against Sonny Cumbrie’s air raid offense. at last? In the three meetings since 2001, Clemson has outscored Louisiana Tech by an average margin of 44-12. That seems about right.
Jim Rice, sports editor
Clemson 42, Louisiana Tech 14: The Bulldogs bring a lackluster offense that Clemson struggled to defend against, but their defense gave up 52 points and 570 yards to Missouri. The Tigers don’t look like the No. 4 team in the country, but remain comfortably undefeated heading into No. 18 Wake Forest for their first real test.
Danny Mohr is a featured sportswriter for the South Region of the USA TODAY Network, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow her on Twitter. @daniraemohr