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NOTEBOOK: O-line and D shine

RALEIGH, N.C. – Despite all the bemoaning and criticism surrounding the play of Clemson's offensive line and defense, both units performed well Saturday like coaches and fans had hoped they would from the very beginning of the season.

The offensive line kept pressure off of quarterback Cullen Harper all day, yielding just one sack. There were countless times he was able to stand back in the pocket and check off to his third and fourth receiver. Then of course there was the rushing attack, which amassed 340 yards. "A lot of people were doubting us," right tackle Christian Capote said. "I know what we've got. We wanted to...

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