2022 Orange Bowl

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2022 Capital One Orange Bowl
89th Orange Bowl
1234 Total
Tennessee 77710 31
Clemson 0338 14
DateDecember 30, 2022
Season2022
StadiumHard Rock Stadium
LocationMiami Gardens, Florida
MVPJoe Milton (QB, Tennessee)[1]
FavoriteClemson by 4
National anthemBrooke Sterling
RefereeRon Snodgrass (Big Ten)[2]
Halftime showFitz and the Tantrums[3]
Attendance63,912
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN
AnnouncersJoe Tessitore (play-by-play), Greg McElroy (analyst), and Katie George (sideline)
International TV coverage
NetworkESPN Deportes
Orange Bowl
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The 2022 Orange Bowl was a college football bowl game played on December 30, 2022, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The 89th annual Orange Bowl, the game featured Clemson from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and Tennessee from the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The game began at 8:11 p.m. EST[4] and was aired on ESPN.[5] It was one of the 2022–23 bowl games concluding the 2022 FBS football season. Sponsored by bank holding company Capital One, the game was officially known as the Capital One Orange Bowl.

Teams[edit]

This game featured the No. 6 College Football Playoff (CFP) ranked team, Tennessee of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), and the No. 7 CFP ranked team, Clemson of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).

Tennessee[edit]

Tennessee received a New Year's Six bid after finishing the regular season ranked higher than Power 5 champions Kansas State, Utah, and Clemson. The Volunteers started their regular season with eight consecutive wins, reaching No. 1 in major poll rankings. They then lost two of their final four games, suffering defeats by Georgia and South Carolina. Tennessee entered the bowl with an overall 10–2 record (6–2 in conference).

Clemson[edit]

Clemson received a New Year's Six bid after winning the ACC championship. The Tigers began their season with eight consecutive wins, reaching No. 5 in major poll rankings, then lost two of their final four regular-season games. Their defeats came against Notre Dame and South Carolina. Clemson qualified for the ACC Championship Game, where they defeated North Carolina, 39–10. Clemson entered the bowl with an overall 11–2 record (8–0 in conference).

Game summary[edit]

2022 Capital One Orange Bowl
Period 1 2 34Total
No. 6 Tennessee 7 7 71031
No. 7 Clemson 0 3 3814

at Hard Rock StadiumMiami Gardens, Florida

  • Date: Friday, December 30, 2022
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Clear • Temperature: 74 °F (23 °C) • Wind: 7 mph (11 km/h) southeast
  • Game attendance: 63,912
  • Referee: Ron Snodgrass
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Joe Tessitore (play-by-play), Greg McElroy (analyst), and Katie George (sideline)
  • Box score
Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP Tennessee Clemson
1 5:17 12 75 4:01 Tennessee Bru McCoy 16-yard touchdown reception from Joe Milton, Chase McGrath kick good 7 0
2 9:03 5 75 1:12 Tennessee Jabari Small 2-yard touchdown run, Chase McGrath kick good 14 0
2 5:11 10 46 3:52 Clemson 31-yard field goal by B.T. Potter 14 3
3 10:57 10 45 4:03 Clemson 40-yard field goal by B.T. Potter 14 6
3 0:05 4 70 1:22 Tennessee Squirrel White 14-yard touchdown reception from Joe Milton, Chase McGrath kick good 21 6
4 10:01 12 71 5:04 Clemson Cade Klubnik 4-yard touchdown run, 2-point rush good 21 14
4 8:34 6 75 1:27 Tennessee Ramel Keyton 46-yard touchdown reception from Joe Milton, Chase McGrath kick good 28 14
4 3:07 6 23 2:41 Tennessee 32-yard field goal by Chase McGrath 31 14
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 31 14

Statistics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joe Milton helps No. 6 Tennessee beat No. 10 Clemson 31-14 in Orange Bowl | Pahokee native named Orange Bowl MVP". WPTV-TV. December 30, 2022. Retrieved December 31, 2022.
  2. ^ Austro, Ben (December 4, 2022). "2022–23 bowl officiating assignments". footballzebras.com. Retrieved December 16, 2022.
  3. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums to Headline the Capital One Halftime Show During 2022 Capital One Orange Bowl". orangebowl.org (Press release). Retrieved December 30, 2022.
  4. ^ a b c d "2022 Orange Bowl Final Stats" (PDF). Statbroadcast. December 30, 2022. Retrieved December 31, 2022.
  5. ^ "2022 College Football Bowl Schedule". FBSchedules.com. Retrieved November 1, 2022.