Quarterback Todd Williams led two fourth-quarter scoring drives and Kevin Butler kicked a 31-yard field goal with 38 seconds left as No. 11 Georgia rallied to tie Clemson, 16-16, before a record crowd of 81,000 in Clemson's Memorial Stadium.
Williams, who alternated with starter John Lastinger, brought the Bulldogs back from a 16-6 deficit as the fourth quarter began. He completed an eight-yard scoring pass to Clarence Kay with 6:58 to play to cut the lead to 16-13.
On Georgia's next drive, Williams moved the Bulldogs 76 yards, with Butler kicking his third field goal.
In the closing seconds, both teams attempted long-range field goals. Clemson (1-1-1) missed from 68 yards with eight seconds to play and Georgia (1-0-1) was short from 66 yards with one second remaining.
Georgia took a 6-0 lead early in the second quarter on field goals of 26 and 46 yards. Then the Tigers moved 49 yards in eight plays before Bob Paulling kicked a 37-yard field goal with 3:34 left in the half.
Clemson recovered a Georgia fumble 14 seconds later on the Bulldogs' 16. Kenny Flowers scored on the next play to give the Tigers a 10-6 halftime lead.