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Saturday, September 17, 2011
Sammy Watkins burns Auburn 'D'

By Chris Low

CLEMSON, S.C. -- The sun has reared its head at Memorial Stadium, and so has this Clemson offense.

Clemson is torching Auburn's defense right now and has converted six straight third-downs -- all on passes. The last one was a 65-yard touchdown pass from Tajh Boyd to true freshman Sammy Watkins, who showed some impressive speed after two Auburn defenders had chances at him but whiffed.

Suddenly, Clemson leads 28-21 and has all the momentum. The crowd is back into it, and Auburn is the team on its heels right now.