Football Game Notes - Wake Forest vs. Clemson
Senior Russ Nenon
Senior Russ Nenon

Nov. 16, 2010

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Wake Forest will honor its senior class, as well as its newest inductees into the WFU Sports Hall of Fame, when the Demon Deacons host the Clemson Tigers on Saturday afternoon at BB&T Field. The game is set to kickoff at 2 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN3.com. The game is also available on the Wake Forest ISP Sports Radio Network.

The Deacons (2-8, 1-6 ACC) are coming off a 38-3 loss at rival NC State last Saturday in Raleigh. Wake and State were tied at 3-3 midway through the second quarter, but the Wolfpack exploded for 35 unanswered points. Making his debut at running back, wide receiver Michael Campanaro rushed 19 times for a team-high 67 yards.

Tanner Price passed for 69 yards on 9-of-11 passing. Price now has 1,125 passing yards and 110 completions on the year, setting school records for a true freshman.

Jimmy Newman accounted for the only points of the game for the Deacs, converting a 19-yard fi eld goal in the second quarter. He has now made nine consecutive fi eld goals, which is tied for the fourth longest streak in school history.

Kenny Okoro recorded his second interception of the season and fi fth of his career for the Deacon defense.

Clemson (5-5, 3-4) is coming off a 16-13 loss at Florida State last Saturday. The Seminoles kicked a 55-yard fi eld goal as time expired to defeat the Tigers.

Quickie Notes
■ Wake Forest has won three of the last four meetings against Clemson at BB&T Field.
■ Wake Forest defensive end Kyle Wilber is one sack away from moving into the top 10 on the Wake Forest career sacks list and 1.5 tackles for loss from moving into a tie for eighth in single-season tackles for loss at Wake Forest.

Next up...
Wake Forest closes the regular season next weekend at Vanderbilt. Kickoff at Vanderbilt Stadium is set for 7:30 p.m. ET and the game will be shown on Comcast/ Charter Sports Southeast. Wake Forest has won three of the last four games played in Nashville.

 

 

 

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