Columbia, SC (FOX Carolina) - This weekend, the Clemson Tigers and South Carolina Gamecocks collided in Columbia for their 117th meeting in the longest uninterrupted college football rivalry in the south.
The Clemson Tigers took home the win against South Carolina, 38 to 3. The Tigers will now receive the Palmetto Bowl Trophy, awarded annually to the winning team.
The Tigers quarterback, Trevor Lawrence, threw for 295 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 3 Clemson to its 27th straight victory and second consecutive 12-0 regular season with a victory over South Carolina on Saturday.
Travis Etienne reportedly broke the ACC career total in rushing touchdowns with a three-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter.
According to the athletic department, Etienne accounted for 51 rushing yards on 15 attempts and two rushing touchdowns. With the two touchdown performance, Etienne broke the former record for career rushing touchdowns held by Pitt’s James Conner.
This win marks Clemson's sixth annual win over rival South Carolina.
At his press conference ahead of the game, Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney said,"Every game from here on out they give out a trophy. That’s what our guys are focused on.”
South Carolina hasn't won since the teams met in Columbia in 2013. The tigers were looking to extend their five game winning streak in the series.