Wake Forest vs Clemson Wrap - Clemson Wins 56-7
|Wake Forest vs Clemson Wrap - Clemson Wins 56-7|
Tajh Boyd threw for 311 yards to lead the Tigers over Wake Forest 56-7 on Saturday in Week 5 action at Memorial Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 28.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 58.5.
Tajh Boyd rushed for 69 yards, while D.J. Howard added 34 yards in the win. Sammy Watkins and D.J. Howard added 113 and 86 receiving yards respectively.
Tyler Cameron rushed for 21 yards for Wake Forest, while Deandre Martin added 18 yards. Tanner Price threw for 125 yards for the Demon Deacons, while receivers Michael Campanaro and Josh Harris had 75 and 31 yards respectively.
Wake Forest lost the offensive yardage battle to Clemson 573-222 yards in Saturday's game. Clemson had more first downs as that total ended up 27-14.
Wake Forest lost the time of possession battle 30:17/29:43, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Clemson looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Syracuse. Wake Forest will aim to get back on the winning track vs North Carolina State.