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Spencer Benton hits 61-yard FG

Updated: September 8, 2012, 4:17 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson punter Spencer Benton set an Atlantic Coast Conference record when he connected on a 61-yard field goal against Ball State on Saturday.

Benton's kick snuck through the goalposts as time ran out in the opening half and gave the Tigers a 45-10 lead. The kick surpassed the 2007 mark of 60 yards set by Florida State's Gary Cismesia against Florida.

Benton's field goal also moved him past Obed Ariri and Chris Gardocki for the longest in school history.

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