TCI Game Day - Wake Forest

TCI Game Day - Wake Forest

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TCI Game Day - Wake Forest

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It’s Game Day in Winston-Salem!  Clemson looks for their first road win of the year and looks to become bowl eligible as they battle Wake Forest.

Location: BB&T Field

Kickoff: 2:00 PM

Television: None

Announcers: None

2010 Record: Clemson 5-5 Wake Forest Florida State 2-8

ACC Record: Clemson 3-4  Wake Forest 1-6

Series History: Clemson leads 57-17-1

Last Meeting: Clemson won 38-3 at Clemson in 2009

Clemson Defense Only Five Touchdowns Last Five Games

Clemson’s defense continues to play as well as any defense in the nation.  Over the last five games they have allowed just five touchdowns.  Clemson and West Virginia are the only schools in the nation to have such a streak.  This is the longest streak for the Tigers since 1989 when the streak was also five games.  The longest streak in Clemson history was seven games the the 1981 National Championship team.

Clemson Defense Among Nations Best

The Clemson defense is one of the top teams in the nation in several categories:

– 9th in scoring defense with 17.4 points

– 6th in total touchdowns allowed with 19

– 8th in tackles for loss per game with 7.6

Bowers Dominate

DaQuan Bowers continues to be the top defensive lineman in the nation.  Bowers leads the nation in sacks with 13.5 through ten games.  He is second in the nation in tackles for loss.

Parker Plays Best Against Deacs

Kyle Parker played his best baseball against Wake Forest.  In eight games against the Deacs Parker was 13-29 for a .448 average with 12 runs, 16 RBIs and six home runs.

Last year Parker led the Tigers to a 38-3 victory over the Deacs.  Kyle was 10-17 for 132 yards and a touchdown.  Parker also rushed 7 times for 31 yards and a touchdown. 

TCI Predictions

Robert: Clemson 27  Wake Forest 17

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