Halftime: MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- An incredible game is unfolding here at Sun Life Stadium for West Virginia.
Just when Clemson was about to score from the 3-yard line to take a 10-point lead, West Virginia stripped RB Andre Ellington at the 1-yard line, Darwin Cook recovered and ran it 99-yards for a game-changer.
The play was reviewed, and when the officials ruled it would stand a wild roar went through this stadium.
WVU's defense held Clemson to a field goal on the two possessions that followed that play and WVU QB Geno Smith scrambled seven yards for a TD to make it 35-20 (with PAT) with 2:29 to play until the half.
Next play Tajh Boyd throws a pick on second down. Pat Miller intercepts and West Virginia just went 32 yards on three plays to take a massive 42-20 lead with 1:13 to play until the half.
Boyd then fumbled on his next possession. WVU recovered and went 18 yards on four plays to take a 49-20 lead with the PAT.
You read that right.
1Q MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Holy first quarter.
There is certainly a shootout going on at this here Discover Orange Bowl.
It's 17-14 Clemson after the first quarter. And mark this down: the 31 combined point is the most ever in an Orange Bowl, breaking the previous mark of 26 by Georgia-TCU in 1942.