Lawrence throws 5 TDs, No. 1 Clemson rolls past Georgia Tech

Lawrence throws 5 TDs, No. 1 Clemson rolls past Georgia Tech
Clemson defensive lineman Nyles Pinckney celebrates a touchdown catch against Georgia Tech on October 17, 2020. (Source: David Platt)

ATLANTA (AP) - Trevor Lawrence brushed off the first interception he has thrown this season and passed for a career-high 404 yards and five touchdowns as No. 1 Clemson overwhelmed Georgia Tech 73-7.

Lawrence’s previous high was four touchdown passes. He passed that mark in the first half, including two scoring passes to Amari Rodgers.

Lawrence completed 24 of 33 passes. He left the game after Clemson’s first possession of the second half.

Clemson led 52-7 at halftime and kept adding to the lead in the second half, even with backups on the field.

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