NCAA Game Summary - LSU vs. Clemson

11:43 PM, Dec 31, 2012   |    comments
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Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Chandler Catanzaro hit a 37-yard field goal as time expired as No. 14 Clemson Tigers took a thrilling 25-24 win over ninth-ranked LSU Tigers in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

Tajh Boyd guided Clemson (11-2) to three scoring drives in the fourth quarter, including a 10-play, 60 yard drive with 1:39 left in the game. He went 35- for-49 with 339 yards and two scores in the contest.

DeAndre Hopkins had both touchdown catches and gained 190 yards on 13 catches, including a 26-yard reception on 4th-and-16 on the game-winning drive as Clemson moved to 17-18 in bowl matchups.

Jeremy Hill had touchdown runs in the first minute of the first and third quarter and totaled 125 yards on 12 carries for LSU (10-3), which has lost its past two postseason games, falling to Alabama in the BCS Title game last season.

Zach Mettenberger was 14-for-23 for 109 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the loss for LSU, which fell to 22-21-1 in postseason contests.


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