Clemson Football: 3 takeaways from 2019 ACC title blowout vs. Virginia

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Clemson football rolled the Virginia Cavaliers in the ACC Championship game on Saturday. Here are three takeaways from the big game.

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The Tigers rolled the Virginia Cavaliers in the ACC championship game 62-17, and the game wasn’t even that close.

Despite the Cavaliers marching down the field, they never had a chance. When you are as grossly outmatched as Virginia was, you can’t make mistakes early. Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins throwing an interception in the back of the end zone on their first drive of the game was a foreboding sign of things to come for the ‘Hoos.

The Tigers scored off the Cavaliers turnover and never looked back.

They started off well enough.The Cavaliers tied the game early, but they needed so much out put you knew they couldn’t keep pace with Virginia for four quarters.  The Clemson offensive line and defensive line ruled the line of scrimmage all game long.

When Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence beat the blitz, they tried to play coverage and they got burned. Bryce Perkins had no room to run, and couldn’t push the ball down the field against a superior secondary. Travis Etienne had a field day running the football against the Cavaliers defense.

Here are three more takeaways from the Tigers dominant victory over Virginia.

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