Wake Forest at Clemson: Live Updates and Analysis

Wake Forest at #3 Clemson

Memorial Stadium, Clemson SCĀ 

3:30 PM ABC

The Tigers are set to host Wake Forest this afternoon in their last home game of the season. It is Senior Day and the Deacs are about a 35 point underdog. We will keep u=you up to date on all the happenings….

  • Tigers won toss and have deferred
  • Tigers force the three and out. Three straight runs including running on 3rd & 14. Very conservative play calling
  • Amari Rodger breaks off a 52 yard punt return setting up Clemson at the Wake 28
  • Lawrence to Tee! TOUCHDOWN!! 14 yard TD catch
  • Amari injured…. collarbone

Clemson 7 Wake Forest 0

  • Lawrence visits injury tent during break after getting lit up on first offensive play
  • Tanner Muse picks off Jamie Newman’s first pass of the game. His 4th pick of season
  • Tigers take over at Wake 42
  • TOUCHDOWN TIGERS!!! Etienne with a 14 yard TD run. That drive was all ETN!

Clemson 14 Wake Forest 0

  • Wake’s slow developing zone reads are having no success outside of resulting in TFL’s. XT with two already
  • Lawrence came out of the injury tent with a sleeve on his knee. Not one pass on next series. Unlikely we see him run anymore today
  • Another three and out forced by Tiger D
  • Amari is back… back out fielding punts
  • The fact that this Wake team is second best in the league just proves how bad the ACC is this season
  • Tigers stall just past midfield. Lyn J Dixon misses on his blitz pickup and causes Lawrence to get sacked
  • Spiers fumbles the snap on the punt, Wake ball at Tiger 28. Snap was fine, Spiers just dropped it
  • Wake picks up one 1st down but on 3rd and 11 Tyler Davis bats the pass down. Wake kicks a short FG

Clemson 14 Wake 3

  • Lawrence sacked on 2nd down…. did not take the checkdown to Chalke that was open. Tigers punt it away
  • After one quarter, Wake has 19 yards of offense
  • Muse with a sack of Newman on 3rd and 7, third 3 and out already for Wake
  • The Deacs punter is the second coming of Ray Guy
  • On third down Lawrence doesn’t see Dixon wide open coming out of the backfield. Wake blitzes where Dixon was and Tigers have to settle for three.

Clemson 17 Wake Forest 3

  • Wake gets close to midfield before punting. Tigers ball on own 25
  • Tigers punt… After Amari left the second time he has not come back into game
  • Tigers force the punt, Tigers take over at own 25 with just over 2 mins left in the half
  • Lawrence moving around well. Knee doesn’t seem to be an issue at all
  • Justyn Ross down injured after a catch. Doesn’t look to be serious but obviously shaken
  • ETN with a big run has Tigers threatening to score before the half. He is already over 100 yards.
  • TOUCHDOWN TIGERS!!! Lawrence to Tee! 14 yards! Awesome throw and catch!

Clemson 24 Wake 3

  • AJ Terrell picks off Jamie Newman! Great coverage and an underthrown ball. Tigers are set up at the Deacs 30
  • TOUCHDOWN TIGERS!!! Lawrence to Tee! Third time today! This time for 30 yards. Pitch and catch on the deep slant. Two TDs in 29 seconds! Lawrence had all day

Clemson 31 Wake 3 Halftime

  • Wake has just 59 yards of offense
  • Lawrence 14-19 158 yards 3 TDs
  • ETN 11 carries 109 yards
  • Higgins 4 catches 64 yards 3 TDs
  • Overton 3 catches 41 yards
  • It was a dominant first half, despite some sloppiness here and there.
  • Second half underway. Rodgers nor Ross will return
  • TOUCHDOWN TIGERS! Lawrence to Ladson for 10 yards!

Clemson 38 Wake Forest 3

  • TOUCHDOWN TIGERS! Dixon with the TD run!

Clemson 45 Wake Forest 3

  • Brice in, Lawrence out with 5 mins left in the 3rd
  • Brice throws a pick. Defender sat on the route and Brice never saw him
  • Wake does not have a play longer than ten yards today
  • Tigers stop a 4th down try by Wake
  • TOUCHDOWN TIGERS! Brice to Ngata for 21 yds!

Clemson 52 Wake Forest 3

  • Ben Batson in to play QB

Clemson 52 Wake Forest 3 Final



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