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No. 3 Clemson needs OT to escape upset; No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Ohio State pick up wins

No. 3 Clemson needs OT to escape upset; No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Ohio State pick up wins

Deshaun Watson hit Artavis Scott with 10-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Marcus Edmond finished it with an interception in the end zone as No. 3 Clemson beat visiting North Carolina State, 24-17, on Saturday. 

The Tigers (7-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) looked all but done in regulation, but Kyle Bambard's 33-yard field-goal try as time expired was wide right. 

Clemson took full advantage with Watson's strike to Scott. Then Edmond reached high to grab a long throw down the middle from NC State's Ryan Finley and Clemson had escaped with its path to the ACC title game and the College Football Playoff still all clear. 

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