CUTigersTV: Gettin' Tiger Fans Ready for '06

It was a series that will undoubtedly go down as one of the loudest few minutes in Death Valley history. The Miami Hurricanes had possession of the football with just 2:58 left in the game, needing only a first down to secure a win.

CUTigersTV: Tigers Hold Miami

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20th-ranked Clemson had just pulled within three points of No. 13 Miami with 2:58 left in the fourth quarter in the third game of the 2005 season.

This video sequence begins Miami beginning first and 10 and its own 20 yard line.

Needing a quick three-and-out to have any chance to tie or win the game, the Clemson defense stiffened in one of its most impressive stands of the 2005 season.

On the first play from scrimmage, Miami RB Tyrone Moss is stopped by Anthony Waters and Tramaine Billie for no gain ... and the crowd roared.

On the second play from scrimmage, Moss is again held in check after picking up four yards. The crowd was even louder.

Now facing third down and six, Miami QB Kyle Wright drops back to pass, only to be slammed by Clemson defensive end Charles Bennett to produce what has to be one of the loudest moments in the history of Memorial Stadium.

The Tigers would get the ball back and quickly drive down field for the tying field goal before eventually falling in triple overtime, 36-30.

In the end, the Hurricanes got their revenge for a 24-17 home loss to Clemson in 2004. And sure, it was a disappointing defeat, but the defensive stand at the end of regulation was as loud as Death Valley has been at any point in the last 15 years.

Bennett sacks Kyle Wright

Bennett celebrates after holding Miami to a quick three-and-out. Top Stories