College football: Clemson defeats Georgia

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Georgia's #4 Keith Marshall leaps over defenders for yardage during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #10 Tajh Boyd breaks away for a touchdown during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #10 Tajh Boyd is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #4 Keith Marshall leaps over defenders for yardage during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #10 Tajh Boyd is chased down by Georgia's #59 Jordan Jenkins as he tries to release the ball during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #10 Tajh Boyd is chased down by Georgia's #59 Jordan Jenkins as he tries to release the ball during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks is pulled down from behind by a Clemson defender during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #28 Tray Matthews tries to pull in Clemson's #2 Sammy Watkins on a touchdown run during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #11 Aaron Murray drops back for a pass during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks is pulled down from behind by a Clemson defender during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #11 Aaron Murray drops back for a pass during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #28 Tray Matthews tries to pull in Clemson's #2 Sammy Watkins on a touchdown run during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #11 Aaron Murray drops back for a pass during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #17 Rantavious Wooten celebrates during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #4 Keith Marshall runs between Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #3 Todd Gurley celebrates a touchdown with teammate #26 Malcolm Mitchell during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #3 Todd Gurley celebrates a touchdown with teammate #26 Malcolm Mitchell during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #3 Todd Gurley celebrates a touchdown with teammate #31 Chris Conley during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #10 Tajh Boyd celebrates a touchdown with teammate #63 Brandon Thomas during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #10 Tajh Boyd celebrates a touchdown with teammate #63 Brandon Thomas during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #10 Tajh Boyd celebrates a touchdown with teammate #63 Brandon Thomas during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #3 Todd Gurley breaks away from Clemson defender #27 Robert Smith for a touchdown during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson fans cheer as their team is introduced before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #81 Stanton Seckinger is tripped up by Georgia's #11 Connor Norman during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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An inflatable tiger greets fans in the parking lot before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Fans wait for the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Empty chairs await fans before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson fans cheer as their team is introduced before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson fans watch as their team warms up before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson fans cheer as their team is introduced before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Clemson band performs before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson cheerleaders get the crowd riled up before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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A Clemson cheerleader stands for the National Anthem before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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The Clemson band performs before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson fans get riled up before the start of Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #11 Aaron Murray drops back for a pass during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #11 Aaron Murray waits for an official ruling on a play during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #17 Rantavious Wooten tries to dodge Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #52 Amarlo Herrera knocks the ball loose from Clemson's #19 Charone Peake for an incomplete pass during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #11 Aaron Murray hands off to #3 Todd Gurley during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #11 Aaron Murray drops back for a pass during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The Georgia band plays during a break in play in Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #10 Tajh Boyd is brought down by Georgia defenders #84 Hugh Williams and #52 Amarlo Herrera during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #31 Chris Conley is chased by Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #31 Chris Conley brushes off Clemson's #17 Bashaud Breeland during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #31 Chris Conley brushes off Clemson's #17 Bashaud Breeland during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #31 Chris Conley is brought down by Clemson's #17 Bashaud Breeland on an illegal horseshoe tackle during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #31 Chris Conley is brought down by Clemson's #17 Bashaud Breeland on an illegal horseshoe tackle during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #31 Chris Conley is brought down by Clemson's #17 Bashaud Breeland on an illegal horseshoe tackle during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks comes up short on a third and short during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #31 Chris Conley tries avoid Clemson defenders #26 Garry Peters and #27 Robert Smith during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #31 Chris Conley tries avoid Clemson defenders #26 Garry Peters and #27 Robert Smith during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #31 Chris Conley tries avoid Clemson defenders #26 Garry Peters and #27 Robert Smith during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #25 Cordrea Tankersley is chased down by Georgia's #28 Tray Matthews during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks leaps over Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #25 Roderick McDowell is brought down by a host of Georgia defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #2 Sammy Watkins slips a tackle by Georgia's #4 Brendan Langley during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #25 Roderick McDowell is brought down by Georgia defenders #28 Tray Matthews and #51 Ramik Wilson during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia marching band cheers on their team during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #19 Charone Peake is brought down by Georgia's #84 Leonard Floyd during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #25 Roderick McDowell is brought down by Georgia defenders #28 Tray Matthews and #51 Ramik Wilson during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #3 Todd Gurley celebrates a touchdown during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks leaps over Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks is chased by Clemson defender #11 Travis Blanks during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks leaps over Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks is pulled down by Clemson defenders #11 Travis Blanks and #26 Garry Peters during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks is pulled down by Clemson defenders #11 Travis Blanks and #26 Garry Peters during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #87 Jay Rome is tripped up by Clemson's #34 Quandon Christian during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks leaps over Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks is pulled down by Clemson defenders #11 Travis Blanks and #26 Garry Peters during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #3 Todd Gurley tries to break free of Clemson's #17 Bashaud Breeland during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #87 Jay Rome is tripped up by Clemson's #34 Quandon Christian during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #3 Todd Gurley tries to break free of Clemson's #17 Bashaud Breeland during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #30 Kosta Vavlas tries to reach a loose ball after a bad snap on a punt attempt during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #81 Stanton Seckinger and #39 Chandler Catanzaro celebrate a touchdown during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #24 Zac Brooks is congratulated after scoring a touchdown during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #81 Stanton Seckinger and #39 Chandler Catanzaro celebrate a touchdown during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #11 Aaron Murray drops makes a pass between Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #88 Arthur Lynch hurdles Clemson's #12 Korrin Wiggins during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #88 Arthur Lynch hurdles Clemson's #12 Korrin Wiggins during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia head coach Mark Richt talks with an official during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #24 Zac Brooks brings down a touchdown pass during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Clemson's #10 Tajh Boyd tries to outrun Georgia's #52 Amarlo Herrera during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks is pulled down by Clemson defenders #11 Travis Blanks and #26 Garry Peters during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks leaps over Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #81 Stanton Seckinger is congratulated after Clemson defeated Georgia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks leaps over Clemson defenders during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #81 Stanton Seckinger is congratulated after Clemson defeated Georgia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks has the ball stripped as he is pulled down by Clemson defenders #11 Travis Blanks and #26 Garry Peters during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Clemson's #81 Stanton Seckinger is congratulated after Clemson defeated Georgia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, South Carolina. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks and #31 Chris Conley try to recover a loose ball during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Georgia's #48 Quayvon Hicks has the ball stripped as he is pulled down by Clemson defenders #11 Travis Blanks and #26 Garry Peters during Clemson's game against Georgia, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Clemson, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF

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No. 8 Clemson Tigers defeated No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs 38-35 in college football at Death Valley on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. PHOTOS BY TODD BENNETT AND JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF college sports

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