You'll notice a trend here. These performances all came against ACC opponents or on the road against tough competition. Or in Clemson's case, both. Here are your top performers for Week 5:
Clemson defensive end Andre Branch: The native of Richmond, Va., tied his career-high with 11 tackles, had a career-high three sacks and a career-high five tackles for loss in the Tigers’ 23-3 upset win of the Hokies. His tackle for loss total is tied for the second-best in Clemson history for a single game, and his five tackles for loss were the most ever by a Clemson player in a road game.
Georgia Tech A-back Orwin Smith: He ran for three touchdowns in the Jackets’ 45-35 win over NC State and got 74 yards out of nine carries. He has now passed 900
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