Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence threw his first interception in almost a 12 months on Saturday, falling 14 passes shy of breaking Russell Wilson’s ACC document for many consecutive makes an attempt with out an interception.
It was the one blemish in a stellar first half, nevertheless, as Lawrence and Clemson put up large numbers en path to a 52-7 lead.
Lawrence, below strain, was picked off by Georgia Tech‘s Zamari Walton after throwing an ill-advised deep move late within the first quarter. It was Lawrence’s first interception because the first quarter in opposition to Louisville on Oct. 19, 2019.
Wilson set the ACC document with 379 consecutive passes with out an interception between 2008-09 whereas he performed at NC State. Lawrence’s streak ends at 366 straight passes with out an interception.
Lawrence threw for 391 yards within the first half — essentially the most by an ACC quarterback in a half during the last 5 seasons. He additionally grew to become the primary ACC quarterback with 5 landing passes in a half in opposition to a convention opponent since former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd did it twice in 2012.
Clemson’s 52 factors was essentially the most by an ACC workforce in a half of a convention sport within the final 15 seasons.