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An Undefeated Power 5 Team Was Blown Out Today

A view of Clemson's stadium at night from high up.

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 3: A general view of the game between the Texas A&M Aggies and the Clemson Tigers at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 3, 2005 in Clemson, South Carolina. Clemson defeated Texas A&M 25-24. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Death Valley was the site of a battle between the ACC's final two undefeated clubs today. Clemson thoroughly outclassed NC State, 41-7.

The Wolfpack were shut out until the fourth quarter, when Reggie Gallaspy II ran one in to cut the lead to 34-7. Clemson put up one last touchdown to keep the 'Pack honest, and cruised to an easy win.

This one was billed as a battle between two of the league's best quarterbacks, but that match-up was also extremely one-sided.

Freshman phenom Trevor Lawrence was 26-for-39 for 308 yards and a touchdown, before giving way to back-up Chase Brice, who completed 6-of-9 throws for 72 yards.

NC State senior Ryan Finley really struggled on the other side, throwing for just 154 yards, with two interceptions.

With the win, Clemson football is now the only undefeated team in the conference.

NC State became the second undefeated to fall today.

In the early slate, Cincinnati fell in overtime on the road at Temple. After a defensive slugfest, the Bearcats got themselves into a 3rd-and-36 situation, and threw a pick to lose the game.

Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, and Ohio State are the four playoff favorites, and now the final Power Five undefeated teams. USF and UCF are also unbeaten out of the AAC. They'll face off later this year.

The Buckeyes are the last undefeated squad to kick off tonight. They face Purdue in West Lafayette in a few moments on ABC.