NCAA Football Today: Clemson UConn playing time, Channel

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Louisville linebacker Dorian Jones (44) misses a tackle as Clemson quarterback DJ Uiagalelei (5) scores the go-ahead touchdown on Saturday in Louisville.

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Taking a break from the ACC action, Clemson returns home after defeating Louisville 30-24 on the road. The most important point for the Tigers will be to continue to build confidence and continuity against UConn, who has not played for nearly a month, before closing the conference game against Wake Forest, ninth on the weekend. next.

How to watch the Clemson game today?

Who: Clemson (6-3) v UConn (1-8, independent FBS)

When: Saturday afternoon

Or: Memorial Stadium, Clemson

TV: ACC Network

Flux: via ESPN and on the ESPN app

Radio: 105.5 FM in the Clemson area (see all Clemson affiliate radios here)

Satellite: Sirius 136, XM 194, Internet / application 956

History of the series: This will be the first time that Clemson and UConn will face each other.

Clemson vs UConn Vegas odds

Clemson opened as a 38-point favorite against UConn and that line rose to 41 points. It’s the Tigers’ biggest line of the year against an FBS opponent. In recent weeks, the team’s gap has been in single digits.

Weather Clemson Saturday

Sunny skies. Temperatures in mid-1950s higher during play. Wind west-northwest 3 to 7 mph.

The teams, in figures

Clemson

UConn

Points / game

22.2

16.22

Opp. points / game

16.2

36

Rush / game course

147.7

112.7

Opp. rushing yards / game

125.3

198.3

passing yards / play

182.4

168.89

Opp. passing yards / play

206.9

239.11

yards / set

330.1

281.6

Opp. yards / set

332.2

437.4

THREE UCONN HUSKIES TO LOOK FOR

Steven Krajewski, QB: After playing just four games in 2019, Steven Krajewski has taken the helm of the Huskies’ offense. He threw for 938 yards and six touchdowns with seven interceptions while adding a third best 99 rushing yards to go along with two more touchdowns.

Keelan Marion, WR: Only a freshman, Keelan Marion leads the Huskies with five touchdowns over the year and is averaging 46.67 yards per game.

Ian Swenson, LB: Despite losing 44-13 to Middle Tennessee over the weekend, Ian Swenson posted a career-high 13 tackles to bring his tally to 47 this year, the team’s fourth-best.

THREE CLEMSON TIGERS TO WATCH OUT FOR

Beaux Collins, WR: With Joseph Ngata out, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has announced Beaux Collins as a starter. He got his first start against Louisville and recorded his first collegiate 100-yard receiving game, finishing with 104 yards and a touchdown.

Trenton Simpson, LB: Continuing to elevate his game, Trenton Simpson had his best statistical performance against Louisville with 11 tackles and two sacks. He is the fourth-best tackler behind sixth-year seniors James Skalski, Baylon Spector and Nolan Turner with 38 saves, including 5½ behind the line of scrimmage.

DJ Uiagalelei, QB: Swinney believes DJ Uiagalelei has weathered the storm and is on the other side, which was evident against Louisville. While not a perfect performance, it was his best as the appellant battled a sprained PCL for 220 passing yards, a season-high, representing three touchdowns. in total without turnover.

Clemson projected depth map

Offense

QB: DJ Uiagalelei (Taisun Phommachanh)

RB: Kobe Pace or Will Shipley (Phil Mafah)

WR: Justyn Ross (Ajou Ajou)

WR: Beaux Collins (Will Swinney)

WR: EJ Williams (Will Brown)

TE: Davis Allen (Sage Ennis or Jaelyn Lay)

LT: Jordan McFadden (Marcus Tate)

LG: Marcus Tate (Bryn Tucker)

C: Hunter Rayburn or Mason Trotter (Trent Howard)

RG: Will Putnam (Mason Trotter)

RT: Walker Parks (Mitchell Mayes)

Defense

FROM: Myles Murphy or KJ Henry

DT: Ruke Orhorhoro (Payton Page)

DT: Tre Williams (Darnell Jefferies)

FROM: Justin Mascoll or Xavier Thomas

SLB: Trenton Simpson or Malcolm Greene (Tyler Venables or Barrett Carter)

MLB: James Skalski (Jake Venables or Kane Patterson)

WLB: Baylon Spector (LaVonta Bentley)

CB: Mario Goodrich (Fred Davis or Nate Wiggins)

SS: Andrew Mukuba (RJ Mickens)

FS: Nolan Turner (Jalyn Phillips)

DC: Andrew Booth (Sheridan Jones)

Special teams

PK: BT Potter (Jonathan Weitz)

P: Will Spiers (Aidan Swanson)

KO: BT Potter (Aidan Swanson)

LS (PK, P): Jack Maddox (Holden Caspersen)

H: Will Swinney (Drew Swinney)

PR: Will Brown or Justyn Ross

KOR: Will Shipley

This story was originally published November 12, 2021 9:00 a.m.

Alexis Cubit is primarily the Clemson sports reporter for The (Columbia) State newspaper. Before moving to South Carolina in 2021, she covered sports in high school for six years and received a first place award in the Sports Reporting category from the Texas Associated Press Editors in 2019. The California native received a BA in Journalism from Baylor University. in 2014.

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