Clemson Defeats Wake Forest, 30-10, on Senior Day
Nov. 20, 2010
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Clemson quarterback Kyle Parker completed 15 of his 17 passes and threw for two touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 30-10 win over Wake Forest on Saturday afternoon at BB&T Field.
Wake Forest drops to 2-9 on the season and closes Atlantic Coast Conference play with a 1-7 mark. The Tigers clinch bowl eligibility with the win, improving to 6-5 and 4-4 in league play.
Clemson scored the first 23 points of the contest before Wake Forest got on the board midway in the fourth quarter on a 45-yard field goal by Jimmy Newman. Clemson made the score 30-3 on a 63-yard touchdown scamper by Jamie Harris, before Josh Harris closed the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown run to make the final score 30-10.
Parker had a nearly perfect day passing, finishing the game 15-of-17 for 194 yards and two touchdowns. Harper found the endzone once, rushing the ball 24 times for 142 yards. Jaron Brown and DeAndre Hopkins each had receiving touchdowns. Brown finished with five catches for 93 yards, while Hopkins made five receptions for 36 yards.
Josh Harris scored his sixth rushing touchdown of the season for Wake Forest, carrying the ball nine times for 38 yards. Marshall Williams made four catches for 48 yards to lead the Demon Deacon receivers. Wake Forest quarterback Tanner Price threw for 151 yards on 17-of-30 passing.
Daniel Mack had an interception for the second-straight home game and made a career-high eight tackles to lead the Wake Forest defense.
Wake Forest closes the regular season next week at Vanderbilt. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. and the game will be televised by Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast.
Scoring Drives Recap
Clemson 6, Wake Forest 0 (8:06, 2nd quarter)
Clemson 13, Wake Forest 0 (0:46, 2nd quarter)
Clemson 20, Wake Forest 0 (4:35, 3rd quarter)
Clemson 23, Wake Forest 0 (13:52, 4th quarter)
Clemson 23, Wake Forest 3 (8:38, 4th quarter)
Clemson 30, Wake Forest 3 (8:19, 4th quarter)
Clemson 30, Wake Forest 10 (6:02, 4th quarter)