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More than meets the eye

Robert Smith

CLEMSON - While the stats may not offer much in the way of signs of progress, the Clemson defense stood up on Saturday night.

The 323 yards through the air by Aaron Murray and 154 on the ground by Todd Gurley don't look pretty. Neither do the 35 points scored by the Georgia offense. But a little deeper look inside the numbers might reveal some reason for Clemson fans to be optimistic about this season's defense. After Georgia scored on three of its first four drives, which included a run of three consecutive... Recommended Stories