Jonas, an Atlanta resident and a Clemson season-ticket holder for six seasons, attended the game with his girlfriend, Kathy Whitaker.
But with less dire warnings for South Carolina on Friday, they stuck with Saturday night’s scheduled 7 o’clock kickoff time for an ESPN-televised game pitting No.
Though Clemson warned fans that traffic might be unusually hectic with some law enforcement personnel possibly pulled off game duty for Irma-related reasons, the flow seemed to go relatively well for a sellout crowd of more than 80,000.
"It made it little closer to home, about 45 minutes instead of two hours," Cline said as his wife stirred shrimp and grits on the stove.
Amber Garvey, Morgan Whaley and Makenzie Trantham of Oxford, Ala., all lobbied their moms at 10 p.m. Friday night to give them the green light.
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