Clemson - Middle Tennessee Box Score

The Clemson Tigers cruised to an easy 37-14 over Middle Tennessee State Saturday afternoon before 71,000 fans at Death Valley. Charlie Whitehurst led the way by completing 23-of-28 passes for 298 yards through the air and 4 touchdowns.

Middle Tenn         0  7  0  7-14
Clemson             6 21  7  3-37


First Quarter
Clem-Hamilton 29 pass from Whitehurst (Kick blocked), 11:37. 

Second Quarter 
Clem-Coleman 34 pass from Whitehurst (Hunt kick), 13:57. 
MTSU-Gross 4 run (Kelly kick), 9:30. 
Clem-Jasmin 3 run (Hunt kick), 5:29. 
Clem-Hamilton 19 pass from Whitehurst (Hunt kick), 0:46. 

Third Quarter 
Clem-Currie 4 pass from Whitehurst (Hunt kick), 1:26. 

Fourth Quarter
MTSU-Davis 1 run (Kelly kick), 14:03. 
Clem-FG Hunt 42. 

A-71,000. 
                             MTSU    Clem
First downs                    21      31
Rushes-yards               38-194  44-183
Passing                       170     298
Comp-Att-Int              15-26-1 23-28-0
Return Yards                    4      13
Punts-Avg.                 5-39.8  3-35.7
Fumbles-Lost                  0-0     1-0
Penalties-Yards              8-75    4-20
Time of Possession          26:30   33:30


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING- Middle Tennessee, Calloway 13-62, Davis 6-61, Gross 8-37, 
German 5-29, Harris 1-4, Hines 5-1. Clemson, Browning 11-53, Whitehurst 9-41, 
Coleman 9-38, Merriweather 8-27, Elliott 1-10, Jasmin 3-10, 
Harrell 2-4, Stuckey 1-0. 

PASSING- Middle Tennessee, Hines 10-15-0, Harris 2-7-1, Marks 3-4-0. 
Clemson, Whitehurst 23-28-0. 

RECEIVING- Middle Tennessee, Wright 4-36, Holt 3-42, Holiday 2-28, 
Edmiston 2-20, Williams 2-19, Calloway 1-14, Alsup 1-11. Clemson, 
Currie 12-133, Youngblood 5-49, Hamilton 4-78, Coleman 1-34, 
Williamson 1-4. 

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