Clemson finally got its offense moving in the fourth quarter. Boyd hit Hopkins for 21 yards to the LSU 43 and later a pass interference call against Jalen Collins on a pass to Hopkins set up the Tigers at the LSU 10. But Clemson could not punch it into the end zone and settled for a 26 yard Cantanzaro field goal. LSU 24-16 with 9:26 to play.
Clemson continued to dominate the quarter forcing an LSU punt and then going on an 11 play 77 yard touchdown drive. Boyd hit Hopkins with a 12 yard scoring strike with 2:47 left to cut the lead to 24-22. The Tigers went for two but under heavy pressure Boyd threw an incomplete pass. LSU 24-22 with 2:47 left.
After a Clemson pooch kick to the LSU 39, Mettenberger threw three passes, two incomplete, and LSU punted into the end zone to give Clemson possession with 1:39 to play. The Tigers drove down the field and Cantanzaro booted a 37 yard field goal as time expired for a 25-24 Clemson win.
Final Clemson 25-LSU 24