Here is the quick recap of the third quarter of the ACC Championship game between Clemson and Virginia Tech at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte:
- Virginia Tech received to start the second half. They started their opening drive from their own 34 yard line. The Hokies went backwards, and punted three plays later from their own 17 yard line.
- After a 61 yard Hokie punt, Clemson took over on its own 13 yard line. From there the Tigers put together their best drive, going 87 yards in 10 plays and scoring a touchdown on a Tajh Boyd pass to Dwayne Allen from eight yards out. That gave Clemson a 17-10 lead with 10:45 left in the quarter.
- Virginia Tech went three-and-out and punted on its next possession.
- Following a Hokies punt, Clemson took over on its own 47. On its first play from scrimmage Tajh Boyd found Sammy Watkins wide open for a 53 yard touchdown. That strike put Clemson up 24-10 with 8:02 to play.
- Virginia Tech went three-and-out again on its next possession. The Hokies punted from their own 16 and Clemson took over on the V.T. 41.
- It only took Clemson three plays and 34 seconds to find the end zone again. Andre Ellington put the Tigers up three scores with a 29 yard touchdown run.
- On its next possession Virginia Tech finally picked up a first down. The Hokie moved the ball into Clemson territory, but ended up turning it over on downs.
THIRD QUARTER SCORE: Clemson 31, Virginia Tech 10