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Tua Tagovailoa passed for 340 yards and three touchdowns but No. 1 Alabama struggled for 30-plus minutes before putting away The Citadel in a 50-17 victory on Saturday.
Lorenzo Ward rushed for four touchdowns and Brandon Rainey ran for 206 yards and another score as The Citadel took control in the fourth quarter to run over Samford 42-27 on Saturday.
Clay Harris ran for two of The Citadel's four second-half touchdowns to beat Western Carolina 38-24 on Saturday night.
Freshman JeMar Lincoln scored three touchdowns on keepers, and a strip sack leading to a touchdown in the final minutes put the game out of reach as Furman defeated The Citadel 28-17 Saturday.
Jordan Black rushed for 155 yards and two touchdowns and The Citadel survived a five-touchdown day by Reece Udinski in a 34-32 victory over VMI on Saturday.
Tom Flacco ran for 185 yards and two touchdowns, and threw for two more scores as Towson beat The Citadel 44-27 on Saturday night.
Rod Johnson returned a kickoff 94 yards in the final seconds of the game to give The Citadel a 38-31 victory over Mercer on Saturday as the Bulldogs notched their first win of the season.
Bryce Nunnelly connected with tight end Jordan Giberti for the two-point conversion in overtime that put Chattanooga on top 29-28 over The Citadel on Saturday.
Blake Morgan's 1-yard scamper around the end on fourth down in the final quarter lifted defending Southern Conference champion Wofford to a 28-21 victory over Citadel on Saturday night in both teams' season and league openers.
Kelly Bryant threw for 230 yards and three touchdowns and was out of the game before halftime as No. 4 Clemson comfortably remained in the playoff race with a 61-3 win over The Citadel on Saturday.
David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer
Clemson QB Kelly Bryant had connected on just 1 of his last 23 throws of 15 yards or more downfield, but on a third-and-20, he hit Deon Cain 50 yards downfield for a 53-yard TD pass. Clemson up 7-0.
FPI: Tigers heavily favored vs. Bulldogs
Clemson has won 16 straight games in this series and is a perfect 9-0 against FCS teams since Dabo Swinney took over in October of 2008. The Tigers haven't lost to the Bulldogs since Herbert Hoover was in the White House in 1931.