Local college football roundup: Saturday, Dec. 5

Local college football roundup from Saturday, December 5.
Local college football roundup from Saturday, December 5.(WHSV)
Published: Dec. 5, 2020 at 8:42 PM EST
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HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Local college football roundup from Saturday, December 5.

No. 3 Clemson rolls past Virginia Tech

No. 3 Clemson scored 35 unanswered points in a 45-10 victory over Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg. The Tigers rushed for 238 yards and four touchdowns in the game while the Hokies lost three fumbles and were forced play three different quarterbacks.

Virginia Tech running back Khalil Herbert rushed for 96 yards and a touchdown in the loss. The Hokies drop to 4-6 overall and 4-5 in ACC play.

UVA earns first-ever win over Boston College

The University of Virginia football team defeated Boston College, 43-32, Saturday at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville. It marks UVA’s first victory over Boston College in program history. UVA quarterback Brennan Armstrong threw for 287 yards, rushed for 130 yards, and accounted for two total touchdowns in the victory. Keytaon Thompson rushed for 86 yards and two TDs for the Cavaliers. UVA improves to 5-4 overall and 4-4 in ACC play.

Boston College quarterback Dennis Grosel threw for 520 yards, four touchdowns, and three interceptions in the loss while filling in for injured starter Phil Jurkovec.

No. 9 Iowa State dominates West Virginia

No. 9 Iowa State rushed for 236 yards in a dominating 42-6 victory over West Virginia in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclones built a 35-0 lead en route to a victory that clinches a spot in the Big 12 Conference title game for Iowa State. ISU quarterback Brock Purdy accounted for four total touchdowns in the contest.

West Virginia drops to 5-4 overall and 4-4 in Big 12 play.

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