Halftime recap: Georgia Tech vs. Clemson

Receiving the kickoff to start the game, the Yellow Jackets quickly picked up a first down, but then showcased the nasty conditions on a turnover. KirVonte Benson had the ball knocked out, and the Tigers capitalized with a touchdown. 

Benson made up for his mistake with a 65-yard run on the next drive to set up Tech inside the Clemson 10-yard line. But the Jackets had to settle for a field goal to make the score 7-3.

The Tigers added another score on Kelly Bryant’s 20-yard touchdown pass to Milan Richard late in the first quarter.

Clemson’s final score of the half came on a short touchdown run by Travis Etienne, giving the Tigers a 21-3 lead going into halftime. 

Tech totaled 110 yards in the half, with 120 of coming from the legs of Benson. 

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