OBB Game Time: Miami Hurricanes at Clemson

It is OBB Game Time Miami Hurricanes at Clemson. In a tale of two worlds, the Clemson Tigers are upset a two loss Alabama team is ranked ahead of them in the latest College Football Playoff Rankings. The Hurricanes are happy with a win over downtrodden Georgia Tech and wondering how to achieve bowl eligibility.

Series Notes

The all time series between the Miami Hurricanes and Clemson Tigers is tied at 6 wins. The two ACC foes have faced off a total of 12 times and Clemson owns the largest margin of victory at 58-0 accomplished in 2015. The longest win streak is also tied between both schools at 3. 

Clemson owns the advantage in Conference Championships (26) Bowl Games, (48) Wins all-time (787) and have a better Bowl Record winning percentage. (.542)

Miami owns the advantage in All Time Record (.627) National Championships (5) Consensus All-Americans (36) Heisman Winners (2) NFL Draft Picks (67) and First Round NFL Draft Picks. (5th)

Game Time: Sat, Nov 19th at 3:30 PM

Location: Memorial Stadium Clemson, South Carolina


Weather: 55 Degrees, Sunny

Clemson Tigers (9-1)

Team Stats (2022)

PTS/G: 34.2

Pass Yards: 239.6

Rush Yards: 182.1

Opp PTS/G: 21.0

Opp Pass Yards: 247.6

Opp Rush Yards: 111.6

Starting QB: D. Uiagalelei

2179 YDS 19 TD, 5 INT

Miami Hurricanes (5-5)

Team Stats (2022)

PTS/G: 25.7

Pass Yards: 270.6

Rush Yards: 140.1

OPP PTS/G: 23.9

Opp Pass Yards: 246.7

Opp Rush Yards: 126.5

Starting QB: J. Brown

173 YDS 3 TD, 1 INT

Jacurri Brown getting ready for a play



Clemson with a 87% Chance to Win


Do Not Get Blown Out. The Miami Hurricanes are 19 point underdogs. Woof. The season has not gone to plan but you cannot let the Tigers put an emphatic exclamation mark on you. When the Hurricane lost 58-0 in 2015 that loss multiplied. It was not just one L in the record book but a constant reminder how bad the Miami Hurricanes program was. Dabo Sweeney has no problems running up the score to remind the new Hurricane Head Coach whose conference it is.

Limit the Frenzy Plays. This was a a key in the Texas A&M game. Memorial Stadium is the closet to an SEC environment there is. The defense has to limit the big play in its entirety. FSU was able to manufacture one on the opening drive and instantly deflated the Hurricane crowd. Inversely, if you let the Tigers hit big shots it will be a long day at the office for Kevin Steele and company. A hometown crowds feed off energy. Big plays are its food.

Anticipate Clemson to Limit Jacurri Brown’s Running Abilities. They will crash the mesh point and the Tigers will blitz. Defensively they will force you to play the way you do not want to play. I can promise you watching the film the last time the Hurricanes ventured up to Death Valley, they did exactly that. Sweeney’s analysts are top notch. Be aware of your tendencies and try to break them this week. Find answers early because if you do not, read key number one again.

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About the Author: Roman Marciante

Born and raised in South Florida. Local Boy. Husband. Tali and Franco’s dad. “Hey grandpa, is there a local college team we can watch?” “Do they throw the ball?” They don’t run the option do they?” Thus the love affair was born. Proud supporter of St Thomas Aquinas Raider nation and alum. One day got in a studio with two other buddy’s and started a conversation about a local team and the rest was history. A former pro athlete who secretly had a CIA job and some people call “Chief.” Yells “Bang” a lot. “It is not wrong, it is just different.” Managing Editor for the OBB Legend, host of X’s and Ro and Student of the Game connoisseur. I still remember the day I beat Mike Tyson in a fight. 007-373-5963. Thanks for all your help Mac. I couldn’t have done it without you.

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