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Week 1 2019 Georgia Tech vs. Clemson “Death Valley”

SANTA CLARA, CA - JANUARY 07: Trevor Lawrence #16 of the Clemson Tigers takes the snap against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the College Football Playoff National Championship held at Levi's Stadium on January 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. The Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 44-16. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images)

Georgia Tech (7-6) vs. Clemson (15-0)

-Georgia Tech has a new head coach in former Temple head coach Geoff Collins. 

-Georgia Tech won 7 games in 2018 against 6 FBS opponents (Bowling Green, Louisville, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Miami and Virginia) who had a combined overall record of 28-46 or .378%. 

-The Yellow Jackets won those 6 games by a total score of 273-152 or 20.1 ppg. 

-Georgia Tech also defeated FCS opponent Alcorn State by a total score of 41-0. 

-The Yellow Jackets lost 6 games against FBS opponents (USF, Pitt, Clemson, Duke, Georgia and Minnesota) who had a combined overall record of 55-27 or .670%. 

-Georgia Tech lost those game by a total score of 229-123 or 17.6 ppg.

 

 

-Clemson won 15 games in 2018 along with winning the national championship over Alabama. The Tigers won 14 games against FBS opponents (Texas A&M, Georgia Southern, Georgia Tech, Syracuse, Wake Forest, NC State, Florida State, Louisville, Boston College, Duke, South Carolina, Pitt, Notre Dame and Alabama) who had a combined overall record of 114-68 or .626%. 

-The Tigers won those 14 FBS games by a total score  of 616-190 or 30.4 ppg. 

-Clemson also defeated FCS opponent Furman by a score of 48-7. 

-Clemson has won 4 straight over Georgia Tech by an average margin of victory of 20.0 ppg (142-62). 

-The Tigers have 6 of the last 7 over Georgia Tech by an average margin of victory of 20.0 ppg (244-124). 

 

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Joseph Lisi is a member of the FWAA (Football Writers Association of America), the Maxwell Football Club and the National Football Foundation. He is the owner of the website: www.goforthe2.com and hosts a weekly college football radio show on SB Nation Radio and FNSTY Sports Radio from 10-12pm EST every Saturday morning. Listen live at: www.sbnationradio.com or www.fntsy.com/radio. Joseph is a former college football researcher for ABC Sports and has been featured on: SportsXRadio with Ken Thomson, ESPN Radio, Sirius XM Radio, FNTSY Sports Network, the Sid Rosenberg Show (640 AM Sports-South Florida), 1560 AM CBS Sports Melbourne, FL and multiple media outlets throughout the nation. Joe appears every Friday with Ken Thomson on SportsXRadio for the Football Fiasco in which every game on the college board is broken down during the show. Follow Joe on Twitter: @goforthe2

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