Friday night’s Discover Orange Bowl will go down as one of the most thrilling in its history.
In a back-and-forth game, No. 12 Clemson outlasted No. 7 Ohio State 40-35 for its first BCS victory.
The Tigers redeemed themselves at the same site where two years ago they were embarrassed by West Virginia, 70-33. Quarterback Tajh Boyd scored six touchdowns, while wide receiver Sammy Watkins set a BCS record with 16 receptions for 227 yards.
Below are a few of my favorite photos:
The announced attendance at Sun Life Stadium was 70,080. Fans from both teams brought clever signs.
Ohio State’s and Clemson’s sidelines emitted vastly different vibes during warm-ups.
What’s it like on the field after a bowl win? Pure chaos.
Players throwing oranges to fans and teammates, cameramen scrambling for position, a strange mix of disappointment and euphoria.