By the numbers: Previewing Georgia Tech vs. Clemson

Justin Thomas was 5-for-8 for 90 yards on third downs against Boston College. (Patrick Bolger/Getty Images)

Justin Thomas was 5-for-8 for 90 yards on third downs against Boston College. (Patrick Bolger/Getty Images)

A by-the-numbers look at Clemson (3-0), who Georgia Tech’s (3-0, 1-0 ACC) football team will host on Thursday at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

2

Fumbles lost by the Tigers this season. They have five fumbles. Tech has lost three of its five.

2

Sacks allowed by Clemson’s offensive line. Tech has four sacks and has allowed 2.

3

Clemson players with at least 100 yards receiving, led by Mike Williams’ 242.

4.2

Yards per rush by the Tigers. Tech averaged 5.4 and its defense allows 3.6.

5.7

Yards per play by Clemson. Tech averages 6.5 and its defense allows 5.0.

11.9

Yards per catch by Clemson.

12.3

Points per game allowed by Clemson. Tech allows an average of 10.3.

17

Percent conversion rate for Clemson’s opponents on third down. Tech’s opponents average 44 percent.

36

Points per game average by Clemson. Tech averages 30.

43

Percent conversion rate for Clemson on third downs. Tech averages 54.

92

Rushing yards per game for Clemson’s opponents. They also average 2.6 yards per rush. Tech’s opponents average 115.3 on 3.6 yards per carry.

93

Percent scoring rate in the red zone for Clemson. Tech averages 85 percent and its opponents 50 percent.

456

Yards per game for Clemson. Tech averages 397.7 and its opponents 305.


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